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 the trader, the teashop owner and the serious connoisseur. The 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.
The wide opening of Lampshade Shooter makes it more efficient in lowering the temperature of the tea for sipping quite immediately after infusion. It is exceptional in helping to maintain the tea’s maximum tactile quality and ergonomically facilitative for sipping most enjoyably. 3 cups per box
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.