This bright red tetsubin has a textural pattern of pine needles, called matsuba in Japanese. The finial is shaped
to look like a tiny pinecone. The pine, because it is evergreen,
is regarded as an emblem of longevity in Asia and is used metaphorically for friends who remain constant in adversity.
480-732 Aka/Chairo Matsuba Tetsubin
22 ounces capacity