Genuine Yixing Zisha Purple Clay Pear Shape Teapot Li Xing Hu (梨形壶)
This beautiful teapot is of a timeless classic style beloved by many tea drinkers. It is named after the shape of pear, first invented by the famed Qing dynasty potter master Meng Cheng. There is an old saying that you can't talk about tea if you don't have a pear teapot. “手中无梨式，难以言茗事。”
This teapot is made of Zi Ni, a highly desired original Zisha clay. Qian Wei is a certified senior pottery artist sanctioned by the Chinese governing authority. She is the daughter of Master Qian, who is the nephew of the famed revered master Jiang Rong (蒋蓉) in modern Zisha art history. Mrs. Qian has been making Zisha teapots for over 20 years and carries the family tradition of Zisha art making. Please note her stamps on the bottom, handle, and inside lid.
Zisha is known to have the ability to absorb tea liquor and flavor. Over a period of time the surface of the tea pot can reflect the color and aroma of the tea that it brews and become glazed.
Capacity: 160ml / 5.4oz. It comes with a certificate and a beautiful wrapper and case.
Artist: Qian Wei / 钱玮