The Banko-Yaki tradition in Yokkaichi (Mie Prefecture, near Nagoya) dates back about 300 years. Primarily, the region is known for the production of Kyusu teapots, which have a characteristic brown-reddish to purple color due to the high iron content in the clay.
Banko Yaki Accessories in the KEIKO Shop
Reddish-brown tall teapot with clay strainer, maximum capacity 480ml
Reddish-brown, side handle teapot with clay strainer, maximum capacity 350ml
Reddish-brown, side handle teapot with clay strainer, maximum capacity 450ml
Reddish-brown open teapot without handle with clay strainer, maximum capacity 220ml
Reddish-brown tea bowl with pale green glaze on the inside, 70ml