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Nambu Cast Iron "Egg" Kettle

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Nambu Cast Iron "Egg" Kettle

420.00

by Hisao Iwashimizu (Kukan Chuzo) 

Size:  Ø5.5in x H9.45in (Include handle 4.34in)
Capacity: 900 ml
Weight: 3.53 lb 


The cast iron kettle has been produced in Japan for hundreds of years. It is traditionally a hand crafted object that was developed as an utensil for use in the Japanese tea ceremony.  Nambu ironware requires superior craftsmanship; there are 68 steps in making a standard kettle. It is said that it takes at least 15 years to become a decent ironware maker, and 40 years to become a master craftsman.  [read more]

The cast iron tea kettle is meant for boiling water. The difference between kettles and teapots is that the kettles are used for bringing the water to temperature and are able to withstand direct heat, and the teapots are purely for brewing the tea in.  

To assure the longevity of your cast iron teapot or tea kettle non kettle, please be sure to follow the basic guidelines. >> [read]

If you are interested in a teapot, go to > Nambu Cast Iron Teapot "Egg" .  


NOTE:  

  • Simply rinse teapot with water and wipe it dry after each use. 
  • Due to the handmade nature, color, shape, size may be slightly different.
  • Not freezer, oven, dishwasher or microwave safe.
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