Raw 'Dragon Egg' Wood Fired Ceramic Teapots 120ml


$108.00

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. 

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Explore essence of wood-fired ceramics from Jingdezhen with our exclusive 'Raw' collection of handcrafted teaware. The 'Raw' series focuses on the naked firing technique — a traditional method where the ceramics are exposed directly to open flames without any glaze. This unique process means that each piece's exquisite textures are formed naturally by the ash from the firewood, giving every item a distinct natural beauty.

Each teaware piece undergoes high-temperature firing of over 1300 degrees Celsius for three days, ensuring its texture and durability. Crafted from local Jingdezhen kaolin clay, these pieces are not only safe and healthy but also boast excellent breathability after being subjected to such high temperatures.

Every item in this series is more than just a piece of teaware; they are a perfect fusion of handcraftsmanship and natural aesthetics, a prized possession for tea enthusiasts. With each brewing session, you'll appreciate the unique charm and rich historical depth of Jingdezhen's wood-fired ceramics. Made by Youning Studio based in Jingdezhen.

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