glazed yixing teapot
we are thrilled to offer such a historical classic teapot that is petit and beautiful. these teapots feature a white and pale grey glazing that is elegant, simple and stunning. brewing tea in this wonder will encourage a rich patina to develop which enhances the taste, color and fragrance of your favorite fine tea. a signiture mark on each piece bares the individual artisan’s seal of skill and care. each teapot is finished with brass handles and shows the fine details to be appreciated.
the yixing teapot is unique for its rich history, charm and brewing qualities. in china they renowned as "the best vessel for brewing" by chinese tea aficionados and are also eagerly sought after by collectors of fine ceramic art. the teapots are named yixing after the place in china located on lake taihu, this place has long been known as the pottery capital of china. It was here is during the ming dynasty, that the world’s first teapots were made. as time passed, these distinctive red earthenware teapots made their way to europe with the first tea shipments, and served as the direct ancestor for all teapots that followed!
for the best enjoyment and care of your teapot, we recommend warming the teapot with hot water...then add your favorite tea leaves and boiling water for brewing. never wash your teapot with soap. simply rinse thoroughly with fresh water and wipe with a soft cloth.
teapot comes in traditional fabric covered box.
dimensions: 3.25 in tall x 4.25 in dia / 8.25 cm x 10.79 cm