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Handmade Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Teapot Flat Xishi

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Handmade Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Teapot Flat Xishi
Summary
Material:

Ni Xing Pottery (坭兴陶)

Origin:

Qinzhou, Guangxi, China

Craft:

100% Hand-made, so the body of the teapot may have handmade traces (Note: teapots of 100% hand-made can’t be exactly the same as shown on the picture. So it is normal that in a few cases the teapot may be very slightly different from that on the picture, however, the quality is always the same.)

Capacity:

180ml (6oz)

Dimensions:

5.7” W x 2.6” H (14.5cm x 6.7cm)

Usage:

Great for brewing Oolong Tea, Pu-erh Tea, Black Tea

Note:

in the kilning change process of making the Qinzhou Nixing pottery, there is probable unforseen color change exist.

Angel's Comment:

A beautiful Nixing teapot with exquisite hand-carved image, which will bring you a enjoyment tea time.

Nixing pottery is not glazed but natural firing. The clay is fine and smooth with good air permeability. Nixing pottery is rich in minerals, which produces kiln change during the firing process. The color of each pot may be slightly different during the kiln change. After certain time of raising, the beauty of the teapot is easy to appear, the surface will become smoother and warmer with better color.

dimension

This Nixing teapot has the shape of flat Xishi with smooth lines and a sense of stability. The eight characters on the teapot body means “embrace the years lightly, smile for the fleeting time”, which expresses an optimistic and positive attitude towards life; the engraving on the other side is also very detailed and vivid.

pouring

Pouring smoothly and stopping neatly.

Material – Qinzhou Nixing Pottery

Qinzhou Nixing Pottery, together with Yixing Zisha Clay, Yunnan Jianshui Pottery, Sichuan Rongchang Pottery, are the four most famous Pottery in China. The clay is mixed with pottery unique to the eastern and western Qingjiang River. As the Nixing Pottery is buried deeply in the Mountainside stratum, it is pure natural, environment protecting, and including kinds of micro elements such as Fe, Zn, Ca, Se etc. that are good for our health.

In 2008, the craft of Guangxi Qinzhou Nixing Pottery was approved as national intangible cultural heritage by the State Council.

The unique characteristic of natural double porosity structure of air permeable but water impermeable makes the teapot full of oxygen molecule which is good for long time storage of tea and food.

Material Nixing

Eastern Pottery / Dong Ni is soft which Western Pottery / Xi Ni is hard. They are usually mixed with the ratio of 60% Eastern Pottery and 40% Western Pottery to support each other, thus making the teapot high quality.

Origin

Qinzhou is a prefecture-level city of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and is located in southwestern China. Nixing Pottery in Qinzhou has been regarded as one of the most ethnic characteristics local specialties. As the traditional art, Qinzhou Nixing pottery is more than 1,300 years history. According to historical records: the Qinzhou pottery is invented before Tang Dynasty and becoming refinement in Tang Dynasty. To the Qing Dynasty Xianfeng years, Qinzhou pottery is prosperous, and is widely used.

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