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Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Tea Cup – Oil Spot

$34.90
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Blue Sky
Dragon Scale
Partridge Feather
Flower Bloom
Oil Spot
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Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Tea Cup – Oil Spot
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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

Capacity:

100ml

Dimensions:

3.0” W x 1.9” H (7.8cm x 5cm)

Notice:

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

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

Angel's Comment:

A profitable Jianzhan with classic shape and suitable capacity, it is suitable for tea lovers who are just beginning to use Jianzhan tea cup.

Jian ware represents the pinnacle of ancient Chinese black porcelain, and it is also a pottery art that combines earth and fire. Using the clay and glaze with rich iron in Jianyang as raw material, it has to process 13 classical Chinese traditional handicrafts such as selecting porcelain and setting cup-model. It’s gorgeous pattern is naturally produced in a kiln where to be fired in 1300℃ high temperature. Therefore, each cup is a unique "orphan" under uncontrollable situation, which is also the distinctive charm of Jianzhan.

dimension

If you are looking for a Jianzhan with relatively small capacity, this one would be a great choice. It has 100ml capacity and small size, which is easy to handle. In addition, its oil spots are clear and bright, evenly distributed. In short, this Jianzhan is profitable, very suitable for daily using, and helps improve the taste of tea.

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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