New Shui Ping- Handmade Yixing Zhuni Zisha Purple-clay Teapot

199,99 

Origin: Dingshu, Yixing Town
Material: red purple-clay (Zhuni 朱泥)
Color: darker red
Size: 12cm*7.5cm*7.5cm (140ml)
Shape: horizontal/ level (Shui Ping 水平)
Thickness: 0.5mm (Eggshell- thin body 薄胎)
Firing temperature: up to 1065℃~1700℃
Contraction ratio: 30-40%
Time: 2019 己亥 [jǐ hài] 36th year of the Sexagenary Cycle
Design: Wenzhuo Liu 劉文卓
Artisan: Aizhen Ding 丁爱珍

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Description

Origin: Dingshu, Yixing Town
Material: red purple-clay (Zhuni 朱泥)
Color: darker red
Size: 12cm*7.5cm*7.5cm (140ml)
Shape: horizontal/ level (Shui Ping 水平)
Thickness: 0.5mm (Eggshell- thin body 薄胎)
Firing temperature: up to 1065℃~1700℃
Contraction ratio: 30-40%
Time: 2019 己亥 [jǐ hài] 36th year of the Sexagenary Cycle
Design: Wenzhuo Liu 劉文卓
Artisan: Aizhen Ding 丁爱珍
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:
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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