Modern teawares are of pottery, porcelain, glass, bamboo, wood, calabash, metal, jade and various composite materials. Tea ware classified according to functions include the water boiler, primary tea brewing ware and auxiliary tea brewing ware. Classified according to form they are the single tea wares and the combined tea wares-tea sets.
This pot is modelled on famous Shi Da Bin designed pot. Classic and beautiful.
Shi Dabin came from a scholarly lineage. He borrowed for his pots shapes from ritual objects of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties of the distant past. Those were the ideal Grand Era that Confucius much referred to and used as a bench mark to criticize contemporary policies. Two millenniums later in Ming dynasty, when his teachings were framed to defend the tyranny of the ruling class, his ideal of sage kings slighted. It is unclear if there is any message in Shi's clay works, but it was a strategic success. People from any camp liked them.Learn More
$119.00Blue and white porcelain water bowl with fine, smooth and exquisite hand-drawing pattern of lotus. In China, lotus represents fair-mind, elegant and peace. The painting skill is ancient style, very classic. Using this water bowl to collect waste water or store tea cups is convenient yet elegant. Learn More
The kettle is covered with classic Phoenix Plume pattern. Phoenix is the king of the winged kingdom. Magnificent and legendary, this bird is synonymous with good fortune, opportunity, and luck. It also conveys strength and resilience in the symbolic rising from its own ashes and soars to greater heights. On its own, the Phoenix is a Yang symbol and is associated with fire energies and the four winds. The cooper handle of this kettle is designed as auspicious ganoderma vine.The cooper lid of the kettle fitted with silver hollow engraving knob. Representing it's exquisite workmanship.
The interior of this kettle is charcoal fired at 800-1000 degree. To form a layer of high density oxide membrane. This oxide membrane has the effect of anti-oxidation and slow down the rusting process of the iron kettle.Learn More