Our beautiful RIKYU cast iron tea pot with a raised Fantail Goldfish design in black. The goldfish is symbolic of wealth because they look like gold coins swimming in the ponds according to Asian tradition. The word Rikyu means fish and success in Chinese. The single pot is a wonderful way to serve tea. Tetsubin means cast iron tea pot in Japanese. The teapot holds 22 ounces with a removable stainless steel strainer. Spoon in your favorite loose tea leaves into the removable stainless steel strainer. Pour simmering water and allow the tea to steep for three to five minutes. The Rikyu cast iron tea pot are coated with black enamel. The cast iron teapot is beautiful enough to display and functional to use every day.