2009/09/04

Kyuusu teapot

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Kyuusu teapot 急須 (kyusu)
irdenes Teekännchen

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A small teapot to make one or two cups of green tea. It usually has a handle on one side. They come in many colors and patterns. Some are even as big as to make 12 cups.


Reference : Kyusu to pour Japanese Green Tea



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だるま急須 Daruma Kyusu ダルマ急須
Sometimes a kyusu without a handle is called like this.

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急須にだるま Teapot with Daruma
Approx 3", 76mm High 3.7", 94mm in Diameter.




Photo from my friend Ishino.

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Tokoname Kyusu Teapots

. Tokoname Pottery . 常滑焼急須
Kyusu with Daruma



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another Tokoname kyusu teapot




Photos from my friend Ishino

It is about 9 cm high and has a diameter of 12 cm.


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Photo from my friend Ishino

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.. .. .. Yakimono 焼物 <> Daruma in and on pottery 

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Tea Ceremony Saijiki 茶道の歳時記 


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H A I K U

新涼や急須の蓋に穴一つ
shinryoo ya kyuusu no fuda ni ana hitotsu

fresh coolness of autumn -
the lid of my kyusu teapot
has one hole


Masuda Suimei ますだ水明



急須の茶しぼりたらすよ夕朧
kyuusu no cha shibori tarasu yo yuu oboro

squeezing the last drop
from the kyusu teapot -
hazy spring night


Hara Sekitei 原石鼎
(1886―1951) 花影以後



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cold morning -
this tea pot tells me
a whole story


Gabi Greve, December 2011



source : 陳錄鈞 Photos on facebook


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. Water kettel 鉄瓶 tetsubin .

. Teacups 湯のみ yunomi .


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7 comments:

Narayanan Raghunathan said...

a spring sun glows
on the kyuusu teapot ~
aroma of green tea

Roy Lindquist said...

bell cricket
call for my evening tea
red Kyushu teapot

lonely party
just me and three teacups
lacquer tray

little suzumushi
observe from the garden
gajin slurp


( I did`nt know, but I realy got one Kyushu red teapot with three cups...smile)

Gabi Greve said...

Thanks you for your kind haiku !
And a little suzumushi on top of this, ha, Roy san, nice touch.
Gabi

anonymous said...

Olga Neagu

winter evening -
under the last drop of tea
a chrysanthemum

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Anonymous said...

Wonderful haiku. . ."Is-ness of the moment."
Thomas Martin
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Gabi Greve - Issa said...

dobin 土瓶 earthen pot
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Kobayashi Issa

朝寒や菊も少々素湯土瓶
asa-zamu ya kiku mo shooshoo sayu dobin

cold this morning --
some hot water in the pot
for the chrysanthemum, too

Chris Drake
comment is here
http://worldkigodatabase.blogspot.jp/2005/03/chrysanthemum-kiku.html
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Gabi Greve - Kappa said...

Kappa Water Goblin - Kappapedia

Two Kappa in a kyusu tea pot お茶の急須に入ったかっぱたち.
Turned to the side it looks like a Kappa couple taking a soak in a hot spring.
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