Jianshui Clay Classic Shape Dragon Egg Lotus Teapot Long Dan
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.
This teapot is completely hand-crafted and hand-painted by a local rising star. The shape of this teapot is inspired by the class shape Long Dan, or Dragon Egg in English with drawings of lotus leaf and flower which are always a traditional subject of Chinese pottery and painting. This teapot nicely combines a modern touch with a traditional elements. It will surely elevate your authentic tea experience.
Capacity: 150ml / 5.1oz