Ba Gua Fishes – Full Handmade Yixing Zini Raw-ores Zisha Purple-clay Teapot

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Origin: Dingshu, Yixing Town
Material: red purple-clay (Qingshuini Zisha 清水泥 – Raw ores, Shuni 熟泥 from natural weathering Zini 紫泥 ) color pigments from different Zisha

Color: brown red
Size: 17cm*11.5cm*7.5cm (410ml)
Shape:

Firing temperature: up to 1160℃
Contraction ratio: 12%
Time: 2018 戊戌 [wù xū] 35th year of the Sexagenary Cycle
Artisan and Sculptor: Wang Shunbao 王顺宝

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Origin: Dingshu, Yixing Town
Material: red purple-clay (Qingshuini Zisha 清水泥 – Raw ores, Shuni 熟泥 from natural weathering Zini 紫泥 ) color pigments from different Zisha

Color: brown red
Size: 17cm*11.5cm*7.5cm (410ml)
Shape:

Firing temperature: up to 1160℃
Contraction ratio: 12%
Time: 2018 戊戌 [wù xū] 35th year of the Sexagenary Cycle
Artisan and Sculptor: Wang Shunbao 王顺宝
Direction: Purple clay teapots retain flavor well; one should dedicate each teapot to a specific type of tea (black, oolong or dark tea) so that the flavor doesn’t become corrupted. Never wash clay pots with Soap.
Introduction:

八卦 [bā guà] 鱼 [yú] – Ba Gua Fishes

Purple-clay 紫砂 [zǐ shā] is famous of high in iron and silicon contents, featuring high plasticity, the glossier surface the more useages of brewing tea. Tea sets made from purple-clay is not normally glazed. A finished product is primarily purple, thus it is named. This pottery can be divided into different colors, such as purple-brown “purple clay” which is in amaranth or light purple; gray-yellow “green clay” in gray or gray-blue; vermeil “red clay” in red-brown. Purple-clay tea set has a long history in China. Su Shi, the great scholar of the Song Dynasty, had designed a pot with handle, called “Dongpo Pot with Loop Handle”. In the Ming Dynasty, making loose tea in a small pot was popular, which led to the development of purple-clay pots.

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