The lid, bowl and saucer of this Gaiwan all have been painted with same landscape painting and Chinese characters, therefore, you will not feel too monotonous no matter which part you see alone. In spite of its good-looking, this Gaiwan, with almost 4 inch diameter, is a little hard for women to master, but is more suitable for man to use. In addition, an advantage of this large diameter size is that you would not be scalded as long as you do not inject too much hot water.
Characters: 富春山居图(Fù chūn shān jū tú) Pattern: Copy from a Chinese landscape ink painting of Yuan Dynasty—“Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains”, which is known for one of China’s ten famous paintings.
This Gaiwan is not only very suitable for beginners, but also the best choice for tea lovers who like Chinese ink painting.
Jingdezhen is a famous porcelain capital, which has a long history of making porcelain since Chinese Han Dynasty. And since the Yuan Dynasty, it began to produce imperial porcelain for royal court. Jingdezhen’s porcelains have beautiful shape, wide variety, abundant decoration and unique style, and are famous for its characteristic of “white as jade, bright as a mirror, thin as a piece of paper, sounds like a chime”. Jingdezhen’s blue and white porcelain, rice-pattern decorated porcelain, famille rose porcelain and color glazed porcelain are collectively known as the four traditional porcelain of Jingdezhen.