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- Origin Place: Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province.
- Material: Di Cao Qing
- Crafting: Hand-made, so the body of the teapot may have handmade traces.
Total length: 15.5 cm,
Total height: 10 cm,
Diameter of teapot body: 11 cm
- Capacity: 450 ml
- Application: Good for brewing Oolong Tea, Pu-erh Tea.
If you love using big teapots, you can not miss this one. This teapot’s capacity is very big.
The capacity of this Heart Sutra Xi Shi Yixing Teapot is big and also the clay is good. The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra is carved around the teapot body by hand. These words are very small, so it is very difficult for carving. Welcome all the friends who love the Xi Shi Teapot to appreciate it.
Di Cao Qing is originally produced in Huanglong, Dingshan, Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province. It was widely used by Modern Teapot makers in early years, but nowadays it is very rare. The turquoise Ben Shan Lv Ni particles are uneven distributed in ore, and these particles are commonly known as "corn" or "cat's eye". The clay is mixed naturally and after firing the argillaceous is mildness and exquisite. The clay is purple with golden sand granular dots, after firing it become pork liver color and after seasoning the argillaceous is exquisite and ruddy and the surface has oil texture.
The maker of this teapot is Sun Wen who is a young female potter. She was born in Dingshu Village, Yixing, Jiangsu which is famous for pottery. Her Parents are old potters. From her childhood she was interested in Yixing purple clay. She likes innovation and always studies hard to constantly improve her own workmanship. The shape of the teapots is quaint and the style is elegant. She carves the words and pictures on the teapot, so the teapot becomes gentler.
The words on the lid are clear and delicate. The pot button is round, so it is easy to hold.
The spout is exquisite and unique, so it is running water easily.
The handle is rubbed by hand and easy to hold. The craft of Mingzhen is very good. It is very difficult to carve the prajna paramita Heart Sutra around the teapot by hand.
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Commonly asked questions
- Q: I have heard yixing purple clay mine had shut down since 2006. Can you explain where was the clay from for this pot? Posted on 2/17/17 by Wei huang
Reply: Indeed, for the purpose of reasonable exploitation and resource protection. The government of Yixing has issued the protection policy. But later, they have recovered the mining. And now, the mineral of Huanglong Mountain are only for produce the Zisha Teapot. This tea pot is made of Di Cao Qing, which is originally produced in Huanglong, Dingshan, Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province.
- Q: Hello Teavivre,
The handmade teapot comes with a certificate right?
Posted on 3/2/15 by John Ho
Reply: Dear John，
Thank you very much for writing to us.
Yes, the certificate comes with the package. Furthermore, the teapot is also packed with its own box and then put the box in the outside box. Hope this is helpful for you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
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