×
×

Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Gaiwan Tea Set

$89.00
The Pack Includes:
Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Gaiwan
×1
Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Tea Pitcher
×1
Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Filter
×1
Handmade Jianyang Jianzhan Gaiwan Tea Set
Rating:
95% of 100
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

Includes:

Gaiwan (120ml) + Tea Pitcher (150ml) + Tea Filter

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:

Recommend to tea lovers who like jian ware.

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.

As we all know, due to the unique raw materials and glaze, Jianzhan can stimulate the aroma of tea and enhance the taste, so more and more people like to drink tea with Jianzhan tea cups. Do you also want to find a Jianzhan tea set to brew tea? TeaVivre helped you finding it! This set uses the same manufacturing process as the Jianzhan tea cups. The glaze is very classic and generous, and the size is suitable. Brewing tea with jian ware set has the effect of softening the water, enhancing the fragrance of tea, and being beneficial to our health.

dimension

dimension

dimension

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.

Customer Reviews
4.8 (4 Reviews)
  • 5 stars
    3
  • 4 stars
    1
  • 3 stars
    0
  • 2 stars
    0
  • 1 star
    0
Custom tags
Questions
Any Question? Feel free to let me know.
Ask a question
  • Fast Shipping
    Worldwide Delivery
    Free shipping for orders above $30
  • Secure Payment
    Pay with Paypal, Credit Card …
  • Carefully Selected
    Frequently Visit Tea Gardens.
    Taste Repetitiously
  • 15 Days Refund
    No Questions Asked
    Refund Policy