Jin Chan Zi Ni Yixing Clay Pot
A squat zi ni yixing clay tea pot with the lid handle carved into the shape of a lucky three-legged toad. Simply designed with a few characters of calligraphy carved into one side.
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A squat tea pot made from dark, subtly colored purple-brown zi ni yixing clay. The flat lid’s handle is carved into the shape of a lucky three-legged toad. Simply designed with a straight angled spout and a few characters of calligraphy carved into one side. This pot has a built-in strainer behind the spout. Capacity 230 mL.
About Yixing Clay
Yixing clay comes from Yixing County in Jiangsu Province. This type of clay is prized for its high levels of iron. Many variants of yixing clay with different characters are sourced from different-colored layers in the soil. Natural colors include various shades and gradients of red, yellow, and purple-brown.
Like all of our yixing clay products, this pot is unglazed. The natural clay remains its original color. Yixing clay absorbs aromas easily, so just rinse it off with boiling water instead of washing with soap.