Jingdezhen Treasure Blue and White Porcelain Gaiwan Cracking Ice Plum Blossom 冰梅盖碗
A one-of-a-kind treasure that represents the pinnacle of Jingdezhen's porcelain craftsmanship, incorporating high quality raw materials and stringent firing requirements, and masterfully designed and finished at a top local art studio. This piece is a 100% handcrafted using the Song dynasty's "cracking ice" painting style, crafted with meticulous detail and aesthetics. It is simply a magnificent artwork and exclusive to our online store.
Plum blossom, Meihua in Chinese, is China's national flower and has been frequently depicted in Chinese literature and art for centuries. Ancient Chinese intellectuals and poets use the hardy plum blossom, with it's delicate yet persistently subtle fragrance, as a metaphor for themselves, symbolizing perseverance, virtue as well as beauty, purity of life. The most famous poem about this subject is "Meihua" from Wang An Shi of Song dynasty.
Top quality Jingdezhen porcelain has four distinctive attributes: white like jade, thin like paper, reflective like a mirror, and sounds like a bell. It requires top quality material and master skills of decades of training. Fine porcelain can enhance the flavor of the tea. For a nice gongfu tea table setting, it is recommended to have 2-4 matching teacups.
This style is reminiscent of the treasured antiques from the Qing dynasty. A piece of art, simply elegant and stunning! Beautiful to behold and easy to use, this exclusive gaiwan will surely enrich your tea experience, and is a great investment for your tea ware collection.
Capacity: Gaiwan 130ml, teacup: 45ml