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.
Xanadu features a receptacle for round Yixing teapots for complete decantation of each round of infusion. Even if you do not use the Yixing pot, you will still find the wider opening a most convenient design for ease of use. A smart adaptation basing on a classic chahai feature.
This fine bone china utility gaiwan is ideal for preparing tea using the gongfu style. We have priced it so reasonably that you can stock up a quantity of it for your private tea tasting parties, or can even use them as cups.