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Handmade Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Teapot Shede

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Handmade Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Teapot Shede
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TeawareTeapots
Summary
Material:

Ni Xing Pottery (坭兴陶)

Origin:

Qinzhou, Guangxi, China

Maker:

Zhou Yujiao

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:

350ml (11.8oz)

Dimensions:

5.5” W x 4.0” H (14cm x 10.2cm)

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:

With classic and delicate design, this Nixing Teapot would be a good choice for brewing and sharing tea with two or three friends.

Like Zisha teapot, Nixing pottery teapot has gradually become an important utensil in the daily life of tea lovers. Therefore, in the process of making and using the Nixing teapot, the author will endue it with many beautiful morals and stories, like this Nixing teapot, named Shede, which literally means willing to give, and ready to receive.

she de

Chinese characters "舍得" are engraved on the body of teapot.

On the other side of the body it depicts a scene of an old man's meditation. The whole scene seems very calm, but we still can feel his inner activities from the exquisite carvings. It seems that he is thinking about something, which also echoes the “Shede” on the other side of the body.

dimension

In addition to its profound artistic conception, the shape of this teapot is also quite distinctive. The body of this teapot is high and round, and the lid is integrated with the body. It is more comfortable to hold and tea liquor is flowing smoothly and stopping neatly with good air tightness, which is a good utensil worth having.

pouring liquid

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.

The Maker – Zhou Yujiao

Zhou Yujiao, who is born in 1988 in Linchuan, Jiangxi, falls in love in pottery craft since childhood. Since 2002, he has learned pottery craft in Jing De Zhen, Jiangxi; Dingshu, Yixing, and Qinzhou, Guangxi. With the professional courses, his skirl of making pottery teapots has been improved much. Finally, he specialized in traditional Qinzhou Nixing Pottery teapot and gradually formed special artistic style blending with styles of Yixing, Jing De Zhen and Qinzhou. His productions are spirituality, rich in cultural connotation and widely praised by many collectors.

The Maker Zhou Yujiao

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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