Artisan Jianshui Clay Classic Shape Feather Brush Teapot Wood-fired
This beautiful classic shaped teapot represents the highest quality wood-fired Jian Shui clay ware. This teapot demonstrates the five color clay that is unique to Yunnan Jian Shui clay material. Due to its high content of iron, the texture of the teaware usually has a metallic radiance and fine texture. You can see the natural firing and glossy surface of the teapot. Handcrafted by a famous master potter, this teapot is an exquisite combination of wood-firing aesthetics and fine art work. The spout, lid and handle are seamlessly unites as one, the color variation is the result of the firing process. There is no one piece is the same as the other. A true one-of-a-kind well-made teapot worthy of owning as well as a good investment.
Jian Shui clay is extracted from the local "five color" mountain, in which the soil has abundant deposits of red, yellow, purple, white, and brownish clay content, which the locals refer to as "Wu Se Tu", 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, featuring reddish or copper tints. Jian Shui Purple Clay Pottery was established during the Tang dynasty, about 1200 years ago, and is one of the four famous Chinese potteries.
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Capacity: 200ml / 6.76oz