Jingdezhen Porcelain Doucai Egg Tea Cup Zhong Kui 钟馗斗彩杯
On her 2019 Jingdezhen trip, Jiangxi province, China, Victoria visited this renowned studio and brought back some tea wares of the highest quality and most authentic material, crafted by highly skilled artist's, incorporating the latest design trends in the porcelain tea ware market.
This tea cup is made from authentic Jingdezhen porcelain, is light weight, with a traditional egg shape. This art work is inspired by the ancient Chinese legend Zhong Kui, who is a renowned folk hero, known for warding off of evil and catching ghosts. Zhong Kui is a popular character in legendary stories throughout many generations. Bats in traditional Chinese represent auspicious. (蝙蝠谐音福，福从天降之意）
This teacup paints a vivid portrait of Zhong Kui in traditional red garments. and serves as a practical, easy to handle tea cup. The color red in Chinese tradition also signifies the warding off of evil. Doucai is an traditional Jingdezhen porcelain glaze with five colors on the surface of the porcelain. The glaze is called "Gu You", meaning ancient glaze, which has become Jingdezhen's hottest trend in recent years. All things considered, this would be a great addition to your tea ware art collection.