Two 'Dragon egg' shaped Teapots made by 'Gaobai' clay (high white clay), is a type of Porcelain clay thus leaves a natural glaze. The color changes is not formed by extra glazing. Instead, it is due to the metallic content in the clay material, which is reduced and brought out during high-temperature firing.
This teapot is a Qing Dynasty imitation of Da Bin's Dragon Egg teapot. The body is shaped like an egg, with a cut lid and a triangular, hat-shaped knob. It features a straight, conical spout and a large, circular handle that complements the body of the pot. The transition to the lower part of the pot is smooth. The spout is short and thick, allowing for a smooth pour. The ear-shaped handle is large and drooping, making it comfortable to hold.
Each piece is one of its kind and handmade and wood fired by a gallery studio in Jingdezhen.