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Iwachu Nambu Cast Iron Tetsukyusu Teapot Hikifune

Color: Red

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Product Information

  • Brand:Iwachu
  • Model:12171(Red) / 12071(Black) / 12471(Green)
  • Material:Cast iron (Inner surface / Back of lid: Enamel)
  • Product type:Teapot
  • Country of origin:Japan
  • Red:Dimensions (approx): φ195 x 125 x 145 mm, Capacity (approx): 700 ml, Item weight (approx): 1400 g, Shipping weight (approx): 1700 g
  • Black:Dimensions (approx): φ195 x 125 x 145 mm, Capacity (approx): 700 ml, Item weight (approx): 1400 g, Shipping weight (approx): 1700 g
  • Green:Dimensions (approx): φ195 x 125 x 145 mm, Capacity (approx): 700 ml, Item weight (approx): 1400 g, Shipping weight (approx): 1700 g

Key Features

  • Nambu Cast Iron teapot with a ship design.
  • High heat retaining and hard to cool down once it gets warmed.
  • This design was used at a café of MoMA (Museum of Modern Art).

Use & Care

  • Wash well after use and store after drying well.
  • Cannot be heated with a direct fire.
  • Cast iron products are very heavy, so please be careful when using them. Also note that dropping or rapid cooling may cause cracks or fissures.
  • Do not touch the body or handle with bare hands during use, as they can become extremely hot and cause burns.


Iwachu is a company located in Iwate Prefecture manufacturing and selling Nanbu Tekki Crafts. Since its founding in 1902, they have been making products that fit into modern life while preserving the tradition of Nanbu Tekki for over 400 years. With an integrated production system from design to sales, they deliver 1 million products annually to Japan and overseas. They are actively working to create new traditions, such as manufacturing and selling teapots and kitchenware that match the modern sensibilities, as well as manufacturing Nanbu Tekki series by overseas designers.