Jingdezhen Blue and White Porcelain Gaiwan Set Cracking Ice Plum Blossom 冰裂梅盖碗
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.
This set is completely handcrafted using the Kangxi era of Qing dynasty's "ice blossom" painting style, crafted with meticulous detail and aesthetics. 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. For a nice gongfu tea table setting, it is recommended to have 2-4 matching teacups.
Gaiwan： 160ml / 5.4oz
Teacups: 80ml / 2.7oz