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This teapot is called a shiboridashi in Japanese and gaiwan, or lidded bowl, in Chinese. This teapot is made from stoneware clay, by Talya Giladi, designed and created to illuminate the complex flavors of any tea brewed inside.
The history of ARITA began in 1616, when the Korean potter, Ri Sanpei, discovered kaolin at Mt. Izumiyama in Arita Area and made porcelain for the first time in Japan. Arita is the oldest porcelain style that currently exists in Japan, and is designated as a Traditional Crafts by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, since 1977.