Artisan Jian Shui Purple Clay Inscribed Bamboo Teapot
Jian Shui Purple Clay Pottery is one of the four famous classes of Chinese pottery. Jian Shui clay is extracted from the local "five color" mountain, as the soil has abundant deposits of red, yellow, purple, white, and brownish clay content, referred to by the locals as "Wu Se Tu", meaning five color soil. 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.
This beautiful teapot represents the modern style of Jian Shui purple clay teapot. This artists applies the traditional technique of clay-filling inscribed artwork on the teapot, with vivid imagery and eye-popping color. Bamboo is favorite subject in traditional Chinese paintings and arts. Your purchase includes a nice case to protect the teapot when traveling or when not in use.
Capacity: 220ml / 7.4oz