Posts tagged with ‘zisha’

  • Nov142011
    A certificate of originality by the Yixing pot artist Pang Yao Nian

    Yixing Teapots: Artist Ranking

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    There is a double tiered, multi-level ranking system for artists and craftspeople in Mainland China. Yixing teapot makers are generally…

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    Tea Hong
  • Nov142011

    Yixing teapots: Standard traditional forms

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    The crude ancient documentation of traditional forms is a strong reminder that Yixing teapot is still very much an art…

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    Tea Hong
  • Nov142011
    Drawing an opening on the teapot

    Handcrafting Yixing Teapots

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    Although in recent years the Taiwanese and the Japanese have developed techniques in mould casting teapots using materials derived from…

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    Tea Hong
  • Nov142011
    The ores that make the different colors and qualities in genuine Yixing teapots

    Yixing teapots: Clays

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    Yixing teapot to tea-making is rather like the oak barrel is to wine making, perhaps with a bit more significant…

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    Tea Hong
  • Nov142011
    Ergonomics of Yixing Teapots Youtube

    Ergonomic criteria for a Yixing teapot

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    Selecting a Yixing teapot In addition to clay quality and subjective aesthetics, there are other basic utilitarian criteria in selecting…

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    Tea Hong