This Zi Sha-purple clay tea-board decor is a lovely smiling toad. It is made of Yixing Zi Sha(purple clay), hand sculptured, vivid and lifelike.
It is a three-legged toad. In China this three-legged toad totem is a symbol of fortune. In the ancient Chinese legend, this three-legged toad could spit out gold coins.
7 red clay cones on it's back that represent the the Big Dipper. This is a lucky pattern that defined its power and wisdom.
Moreover, this special designed toad is also a metaphor for contentment. It tramples 3 gold coins underfoot which express it ignoring the money. The toad is closing its eyes with a contented smile on its face---quite and peaceful.
This is a conception of zen spirit---don't be greedy, enjoy the simple, ordinary life.
Place this tea pet to your tea corner, pouring waste tea liquid onto it. its surface will gradually become smooth, mellow and shiny.
The little smilling toad always reminds you to be happy, peaceful and contented. Keeping this tea pet will bring more pleasure to your tea time.
|Dimension||Width: 70mm Height: 65mm|
|Material||Pottery Clay/Tao, Purple Clay/Zi Sha, Purple Clay|
|Manufacturing Technique||Hand-carved, Hand-made|
|Country of Manufacture||China|
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