Tea pot Mariasobi
Iwate’s finest traditional craft, which fits in well with the lifestyles of people all over the world
With its bright colors and a calming design, the tea pot Mariasobi makes a sophisticated impression that catches the eyes of people from all over the world. It was crafted by a leading Nambu ironware manufacturer with 110 years of history. They have already been selling their products overseas for some time, and the name “IWACHU” has become a synonym for Nambu ironware in Europe. The Mariasobi tea pot was created in response to a request from a French customer who wanted a color that would fit in with a Parisian lifestyle. Using Chiyogami paper as a motif, many attempts were made to create designs that were not too simple, nor too decorative. Also, after trying out dozens of colors, it is now available in five carefully selected colors, adding some glamor to the rustic image of Nambu ironworks. The inner parts are enamel coated to provide excellent functionality. It is a traditional Japanese craft that beautifully adds color to people’s lives around the world.
朝の目覚めに飲むお茶。お客様をもてなしながら飲むお茶。一日の終わりにくつろぎながら飲むお茶。 生活にかかすことのできない、お茶を入れる道具である急須を日本人だけでなく海外の方にも日本を感じていただけるように日本に古くから伝わる吉兆模様の「毬」をあしらったデザイン。 また、使い込むほどに味わいが出てくる南部鉄器ならではの経年変化をお楽しみいただけるのも特徴。自分だけの急須に育っていく様子を見ることは、ある種の贅沢でもあります。
- Available in five colors: Wakaba (green), Sumi (charcoal), Sango (coral), Ruri (lapis lazuli), Ayame (iris)
- JPY6,800 (excluding tax)