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Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Tea Cup – Blue Rose

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Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Tea Cup – Blue Rose
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Cups 100-300ml Jian Ware
Summary
Origin:

Jianyang, Fujian Province, China

Material:

Original clay in Jianyang, raw glaze ore and other natural substances

Workmanship:

Transmutation in kiln (Firing in 1300℃ high temperature)

Craft:

Handmade

Maker:

Chen Huizhong

Capacity:

100ml (with liquid filled)

Dimensions:

3.4” W x 2.5” H (8.7cm x 6.5cm)

Notice:

Due to the transmutation in kiln, the pattern on each Jianzhan tea cup will be slightly different.

Therefore, every Jian zhan is unique and special, but it will be remained generally the same.

Angel's Comment:

This cup is as gorgeous and attractive as the blue rose; worth collecting.

Jianzhan, or Jian ware, represents the pinnacle of ancient Chinese black porcelain, and is an art of pottery that combines earth with fire. Using clay and glaze rich in iron content from Jianyang as its raw material, it has to undergo about thirteen separate Chinese traditional handicrafts until completion, such as the selection of the porcelain and setting of the model. The gorgeous patterns are naturally produced in a kiln at temperatures of 1300C; because of this, each cup takes on a unique and one-of-a-kind design, adding to the distinctive charm of the ware.

dimension

This jianzhan cup is called Blue Rose because its entire glaze is dark blue in color. It will show royal blue under the sunlight, plus some purple and fine flashes, just like a blooming blue rose, very charming. This type of glaze was originally created by Chen Huizhong, the master of Jian wares, and is deeply loved by many jianzhan enthusiasts.

Characteristics of Jian zhan

It is heavy, feeling dense and thick when held; the large mouth of the cup makes it convenient and easy to watch the tea soup; the original glazed color of the material is black, bringing out the color of the tea; and when using Jianzhan for the first time, there is no need to “season” the material like with Zisha teapots. The ashy, earthy smell of the kiln can be cleaned off with fresh, warm water, and then after a boiling rinse of a few minutes, the cup is ready to use.

History

Jianzhan is a well-known Chinese porcelain of the Han nationality. It is one of the eight famous porcelain types of the Song dynasty, tracing back further than a thousand years; it takes its name from its origin of Jian An county during that time. Scholars and tea drinkers during the time period strongly advocated the comparison of different tea types, and as such required tea sets of a high quality along with the tea itself. Jianzhan has dense, tight pores conducive to the retention of heat, making it appropriate for this use.

In 2011, the workmanship of Jianzhan crafting was included on the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

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