Zhu-literally red in China. Zhu Ni-red clay is a kind of reddish brown stoneware with a very high iron content. There are currently 10 mines still producing Zhu Ni. However, due to the increasing demand for Yixing stoneware, Zhu Ni is now in very limited quantities.
Fang Gu Hu-literally archaistic tea pot is a classic model of light, drum pot. It is one of the most popular Yixing teapot style.
The pot body is mellow,bloating. The border along the opening is wide and smooth. The pot spout and handle synthetic full round wire. Oval knob on the lid, which is strong and stately.
This tea pot has lasted for centuries and continues to be a very popular design.