Teapot: Pear-Shaped Xi Shi Yixing Zisha Teapot 经典梨形西施
Maker: Sun Wen
Material: Zhu Ni (red clay)
Origin Place: Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province.
Sintering Temperature: 1400℃
Capacity: 300 ml
Yixing tea wares made of vermilion clay have vermilion color after produced. That’s the reason the clay is called vermilion clay. This material originates in Yixing. It is tough, containing high amount of iron. Thus vermilion clay has high shrinking rate. The sinter temperature of vermilion clay is around 1080℃. The end production has fine and smooth surface and high air permeability.