The Empress Tea Canister is a bright vermillion, which symbolizes royalty in Japan. This unique Tea Canister is used for Usu-cha or thin tea. This designer tea ware piece is made from the Red Date (Jujube) tree.
As with all the Matcha Tea Ware & Implements featured in the HealthyTOKYO Matcha Collection, this Natsume is exclusively made in Japan for an authentic tea ceremony experience.
Cha-Ire or tea canisters are classified by three qualities:
- Place of origin
- The artist
- The style or coating
The Empress Tea Canister is hand-made in Ishikawa Prefecture. The glittering traditional design was hand-drawn by the artist Zyotaro Goto. The Empress Tea Canister features a Yamanaka Glaze, native to Ishikawa.
This one-of-a-kind Cha-Ire is subject to the artist’s availability.