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Artisan Teapots

This collection features the real authentic Yixing Zisha teapots and Jian Shui purple clay teapots. Zisha is known to have the ability to enhance the tea's aroma and flavor, so it is always favorite brewing vessel among Chinese tea fans and connoisseurs. High quality Zisha teapots consist of authentic Yixing clay and are hand-made artisan works that bring aesthetic pleasure and appreciation in to your tea experience. There are a lot of so-called Zisha teapots on the market that use little real Zisha clay or that even use chemical materials or additives to produce "Zisha" teapots. One should be discern when purchasing such teapots. 

Jian Shui clay is extracted from the local "five color" mountain, in which the soil has abundant deposits of red, yellow, purple, white, and brownish clay content, which the locals refer to as "Wu Se Tu", meaning five color soil. Iron is the richest element in this clay, so a lot of Jian Shui teapots have a black color or are mixed tones, featuring reddish or copper tints. Jian Shui Purple Clay Pottery was established during the Tang dynasty, about 1200 years ago, and is one of the four famous Chinese potteries.

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Orchid Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Orchid Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Orchid Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing - MeiMei Fine Teas
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 This beautiful classic shaped teapot represents the highest quality of Jian Shui clay ware. Jian Shui clay's high content of iron...
Authentic Yixing Zisha Teapot Qie Duan 茄段壶 - Abundance and Prosperity

Authentic Yixing Zisha Teapot Qie Duan 茄段壶 - Abundance and Prosperity

$ 467.00

Authentic Yixing Zisha Teapot Qie Duan- Abundance and Prosperity - MeiMei Fine Teas
  This teapot features the classic "Qie Duan" shape 茄段, meaning eggplant stem in Chinese. The Chinese characters on the teapot translate...
Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Zen by master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Zen by master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Zen by master Tian Jing - MeiMei Fine Teas
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Capacity:   190ml / 6.5 ozThis beautiful classic shaped teapot represents the top quality of Jian Shui clay ware. Due to Jian...
Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing

Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Teapot Dragon Pearl by Master Tian Jing - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful classic shaped teapot represents the top quality of Jian Shui clay ware. Due to Jian Shui clay has high...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Pear Shape Teapot Li Xing Hu (梨形壶)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Pear Shape Teapot Li Xing Hu (梨形壶)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Si Ting Hu (思亭壶) - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful teapot is of a timeless classic style beloved by many tea drinkers. It is named after the shape...
Artisan Jianshui Clay Wood-fired Teapot Dragon Egg Long Dan

Artisan Jianshui Clay Wood-fired Teapot Dragon Egg Long Dan

Artisan Jianshui Clay Wood-fired Teapot Dragon Egg Long Dan - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful classically shaped dragon egg teapot represents the highest quality wood-fired Jian Shui clay ware. Handcrafted by a local...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Xi Shi (西施)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Xi Shi (西施)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Xi Shi (西施) - MeiMei Fine Teas
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 Xi Shi Hu is a beloved timeless style of Yixing Zisha clay teapot. Xi Shi is one of the four...
Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Shi Piao 石瓢

Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Shi Piao 石瓢

$ 780.00

Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Shi Piao 石瓢 - MeiMei Fine Teas
Shi Piao means “stone scoop” in Chinese. It has a smaller mouth and a large wide bottom, with the main...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Pan Hu (潘壶)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Pan Hu (潘壶)

$ 750.00

Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Pan Hu (潘壶) - MeiMei Fine Teas
This beautiful teapot is a timeless classic beloved by many Yixing teapot lovers. There are three types of Pan Hu: high...
Geniune Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Classic Pumpkin Aged Lao Zi Ni

Geniune Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Classic Pumpkin Aged Lao Zi Ni

Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Classic Pumpkin Aged Lao Zi Ni - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful tea pot has a classic pumpkin shape and is made with aged purple clay Yuan Kuang Lao Zi...
Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot- Bamboo

Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot- Bamboo

Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot- Bamboo - MeiMei Fine Teas
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 Completely hand crafted by artist Qian Wei, who is the third generation of the well-know Zisha Master Jiang Rong, and...
Artisan Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Pumpkin Fun 瓜趣壶

Artisan Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Pumpkin Fun 瓜趣壶

$ 780.00

Artisan Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Pumpkin - MeiMei Fine Teas
 The Chinese teaware community usually names a teapot with melon elements as a "melon/pumpkin fun" teapot. This teapot is expertly handcrafted,...
Geniune Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Autumn Harvest

Geniune Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Autumn Harvest

Geniune Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Fall Harvest - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful tea pot is based on the classic Lotus Seed style but modified for a  sleeker look. The traditional...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Hei Ni Xi Shi (西施)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Hei Ni Xi Shi (西施)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot Black Dao Ba Xi Shi () - MeiMei Fine Teas
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 Xi Shi Hu is a beloved timeless style of Yixing Zisha clay teapot. Xi Shi is one of the four...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Golden Thread

Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Golden Thread

Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot - Golden Thread - MeiMei Fine Teas
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  Fully hand crafted by artist Zhu, certified artist sanctioned by the Chinese governing authority. Genuine Yixing Zisha Hong Ni. Zisha is known to...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Teapot Classic Qin Quan Handmade

Genuine Yixing Zisha Teapot Classic Qin Quan Handmade

Yixing Zisha Teapot - Classic Qin Quan Handmade - MeiMei Fine Teas
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 Qin Quan is the name of this style of teapot, meaning the sliding weight of Qin dynasty. Completely hand crafted...
Genuine Yixing Zisha Teapot Handcrafted- Classic Half Moon (半月壶)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Teapot Handcrafted- Classic Half Moon (半月壶)

Genuine Yixing Zisha Teapot Handcrafted- Classic Half Moon ( MeiMei Fine Teas
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Completely hand-crafted by master Wu Jun, who is a certified artist, sanctioned by the Chinese governing authority. Genuine Yixing Zisha...
Jianshui Clay Classic Shape Dragon Egg Lotus Teapot Long Dan

Jianshui Clay Classic Shape Dragon Egg Lotus Teapot Long Dan

Jianshui Clay Classic Shape Floral Print Teapot Wood-fired - MeiMei Fine Teas
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Jian Shui clay is extracted from the local "five color" mountain, in which the soil has abundant deposits of red,...
Yixing Zisha Teapot Standard Shui Ping Hu

Yixing Zisha Teapot Standard Shui Ping Hu

Yixing Zisha Teapot Classic Shui Ping Hu - MeiMei Fine Teas
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Capacity:  170 ml / 6.08 oz, classic Zhu Ni clay. Completely hand crafted by master Qian, who is a certified artist...
Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Classic Shi Piao 石瓢

Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Classic Shi Piao 石瓢

Genuine Artisan Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Teapot - Classic Shi Piao - MeiMei Fine Teas
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This beautiful tea pot features a classic "Shi Piao" shape with a distant mountain landscape on one side and Chinese...
Treasure Jingdezhen Artisan Yingqing White Porcelain Relief Teapot Bird and Moon

Treasure Jingdezhen Artisan Yingqing White Porcelain Relief Teapot Bird and Moon

$ 889.00

Treasure Yingqing White Porcelain Teapot Masterpiece Bird and Moon - MeiMei Fine Teas
A one-of-a-kind treasure that represents the pinnacle of Jing De Zhen porcelain craftsmanship, incorporating high quality clay materials and stringent...