Jingdezhen Gold-Painted Porcelain Cat Tea Pet

 A pure white Jingdezhen porcelain kitty, ready for you to adopt as your tea pet. Hand-painted with fine gold detail on the ears, nose, and tip of tail, with a tiny golden bell strung on a red collar.


10 in stock

This little white porcelain and gold-painted kitten is produced in Jingdezhen, the porcelain capital of China. This charming kitty is a tea pet – a companion for your tea table that’s there just for the simple pleasure of having them around.

The history of tea pets purportedly goes back to the Song Dynasty during that period of blossoming tea culture and development of many tea utensils.

Jingdezhen porcelain is famous for its white porcelain, its qualities poetically described as “white as jade, as bright as a mirror, and as loud as a chime.”

  • Origin: Jingdezhen City (景德镇市), Jiangxi Province, China
  • Material: Glazed porcelain
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 6 x 4 cm