Porcelain and Ceramic Quality Test Report
Made of white porcelain, this tea filter set is fired with pure and transparent glaze and decorated with hand-painted double blue lines. The strainer on the bottom is made of environment-friendly nonwoven fabric, which is fine and closely wove; therefore it is good at filtering tea leaves and helping improving tea flavor.
Made of nonwoven fabric, this strainer is environment friendly and very convenient to filter tea leaves.
Nonwoven fabric, or Nonwoven cloth, is a fabric-like material made from long fibers, bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment. Nonwoven fabrics have many advantages such as absorbency, liquid repellence, resilience, softness, flame retardancy, thermal insulation, filtration, non- toxicity, fabrics cheap in price and cyclic utilization, given the proper treatment and facilities.
White Porcelain, as a traditional porcelain in China, among celadon porcelain (青瓷), blue and white porcelain (青花瓷), painted porcelain (彩瓷), the white porcelain (白瓷) is made of porcelain which has low content of iron, and then covered with clean and transparent glaze. Unlike painted porcelain, white porcelain doesn’t have fabulous patterns or colorful appearance, but it is the pure and bright white color makes white porcelain possess the charm of naturalness and elegance.
玄纹 (xuán wén)
玄纹 (xuán wén), also called double-lines, is one of the most classic lined ornamentation in Chinese ceramic art. Among all the ornamentations, lotus, dragon and phoenix patterns are the most common. Although looks simple, the hand-painted double lines require masterful craftsmanship, even for professional and experienced craftsmen, painting the parallel and smooth lines is not very easy to complete.
Origin place – Dehua
Located in Fujian province, Dehua County enjoys great reputation for ceramic and porcelain production. White porcelain made from Dehua has bright and pure white color with great light transmission. The ivory white (象牙白) and Chinese white (中国白) have been well known both in home and abroad since Ming and Qing dynasty. He Zongchao, Lin Chaojing and Zhang Shoushan, etc were the most famous ceramic artists in Ming dynasty.