Equipment for tea ceremony is called dōgu (道具; lit., "tools"), or more specifically chadōgu ..... Futaoki(蓋置, literally "lid rest[s]") are for resting the lid of the kettle on, and also for resting the water ladle (hishaku) on. They are made of bamboo, ...
his work is a work of famous ceramist RAKUSAI is HAGI-YAKI IKKANJIN FUTAOKI (lid rest).
A lid rest is a tool for placing the lid of an iron pot, when drawing the hot water of an iron pot.
This IKKANNJIN lid rest is one of the seven-sort lid rests. Seven-sort lid rests (SHICHISHY-FUTAOKI) are seven kinds of lid rests called that Sen no Rikyu chose.
A leisured person lid rest (IKKANNJIN-FUTAOKI) is a lid rest with the doll of a figure which looks into a well to a sunk well form side.
This work is a very good condition also without a crack and a chip in a new article.
All the works are the secured ceramics in which I visited kiln directly, and gave and did direct buying of the explanation from the ceramist.