The advantage of a shallow infusion vessel is to have the tealeaves laid in a flat layer so hot water comes into contact with them quite evenly and instantly. This allows for a higher leaf to water ratio and much shorter infusion time. This is what this Tea-for-One is designed for.
Ruyao was an imperial appointed kiln over a millennium ago during the prosperous time of Song Dynasty, famous for the cracked effect in the glaze. Zhang’s studio recreates the visual signature with this modern matt appearance.
Pot capacity: 110ml Material: Stoneware with matt glaze in Ruyao cracked effect Origin: Chaozhou, Guangdong, China Packing: Wooden gift box with lock and polystyrene cushions Content: 1 infusion vessel, 1 cup This is a semi-handmade item. Slight variations in color, pattern, shape and details from the particular one used in these pictures should be expected.
The 150ml standard taster’s mug is a most indispensable tool for traders, teashop owners and serious connoisseurs. Its smaller size lessens considerably unnecessary wastage, especially when tasting for finer, and thereby more expensive, teas.We have this one handmade in Dehua, where the highly acclaimed white porcelain, Blanc de chine originated.
Artist: (in the name of) Shi Xiao Ma, National Senior Master Industrial Artist
Pot name/style: Fanggu (In the shape of the ancient drum) 2011 (signed 1976)
Material: Da Hong Pao
Capacity: 275 ml