Where to get Kyusus

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Where to get Kyusus

Postby devites » Apr 27th, '08, 21:25

With Shincha coming up it seems like its a good time to get a kyusu. Any suggestions on cheap or good quality kyusus.

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Postby PolyhymnianMuse » Apr 27th, '08, 22:36

Dens has one for 19 bucks, probably the cheapest you'll find. You can also get the kyusu with some of their shincha in a gift set. Tokoname would be another choise for quality.

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Postby tenuki » Apr 27th, '08, 23:24

this question has been asked a lot, do a quick search and see what you come up with. Like this thread..

viewtopic.php?t=4834

My recommend is to order direct from the tokoname catalog, I got this perfect daily kyuusu for under 40 bucks _after_ shipping that way...

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Tokoname pots are Japan's #1 kyuusu and are about as close to a perfect one as you can get for the money.

As you can see from the catalog (notice that you can click on the pages to make them better) the only real disadvantage is indecision when presented with so many choices. lol.

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Postby JT » Apr 28th, '08, 01:19


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Postby tenuki » Apr 28th, '08, 02:00

JT wrote:Check out these links for kyusu.

That should keep the kyusu seekers busy for a while.



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Postby Chip » Apr 28th, '08, 02:05

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Postby Pentox » Apr 28th, '08, 02:45

Couldn't come up with many options huh?

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Postby chamekke » Apr 28th, '08, 02:51

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Postby JT » Apr 28th, '08, 05:09

I just ordered this kyusu a few days ago from artistic nippon.


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I was surprised how fast Toru shipped it out. The pot was on it's way here only 2 hours after I ordered it.

Others that I've used and recommend are...


Kikumaru

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and

Premium Sencha Teapot


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Postby Sam. » Apr 28th, '08, 11:39

:shock: as well!

I think I'm ordering the new Den's shincha teapot ($19) as my first kyuusu.

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Postby joelbct » Apr 28th, '08, 11:55

JT wrote:I just ordered this kyusu a few days ago from artistic nippon.


Nice choice JT! I have an Artistic Nippon order en route as well, I will post pictures once it arrives.

I like Hokujo's Mogake-seawead Kyusu as well, though it's not what I ordered.

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Postby devites » Apr 28th, '08, 23:47


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Postby Thirsty Daruma » May 9th, '08, 14:32

I purchased a budget tokonome from Rishi on Space's recommendation.

http://www.rishi-tea.com/store/product. ... =11&page=1

It's a fine teapot on a budget, and I'm not too frightened of chipping it.

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Postby chamekke » May 9th, '08, 15:17



This is a little off-topic, but ... anyone want a matching chopstick rest (hashioki)?

It took me a while to work out that this chopstick rest is actually an adorably clumsy replica of a Den's kyusu, complete with image of "Den-chan", the company mascot:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Japanese-Chopsticks-Holder-Ceramic-Teapot-Hashi-Oki

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