Origin: Long Quan
Material: high temperature porcelain (up to 1250-1280℃) Di Kiln
Color: Green Celadon as the color of green plum Vatica mangachapoi Blanco 梅子青
Size: 6.5cm*7.5cm (180ml)
Longquan kiln was created and burnt in the Southern Song Dynasty, the glaze is thick, green and lustrous, just like the color of green plum, so it gets its name.
Celadon 青瓷 [qīng cí] is famous for its exquisite textrure, smooth lines, beautiful shape and glazed layer, the most famous is in Longquan, Zhejiang Province. In the Song Dynasty (960-1279), celadon was fired by brothers Zhang Shengyi and Zhang Sheng’er’s Ge Kiln and Di Kiln, it had reached a high artistic standard. Today, new breakthroughs have been made to improve the Longquan traditional celadon process, including celadon thin base, underglazed color celadon, and a combination of celadon and white porcelain. Celadon tea set is valuable, as it is rare and very popular in Japan and Korea. Making tea in a celadon tea set sets off a clear green color of green tea liquid. “Cracked surface effect” celadon teawares can absorb and accumulate tea liquid color into teawares’ surfaces after daily usages.