Red Gourd Yixing Teapot
This unglazed gourd-shaped, Pao Zun, yixing teapot is made of Qing Shui Ni “clearwater” clay. It has a novel double-bead lid handle. It is ideal for making any type of tea, especially black, sheng or shu puer, or rock wulongs.
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Given the slightly taller walls of this teapot, large-leaf black teas and Wuyi rock wulongs, like Laoshu Dianhong (Old Tree Yunnan), Zui Qun Fang (Drunken Peach), and Qi Dan (Rare Crimson), are able to fully open and release their flavor and aroma while steeping. The shape of the teapot also helps concentrate the aroma of a tea, and you can smell how a tea’s fragrance changes over many steeps. There is a built-in strainer behind the spout.
Origin: Yixing County, Jiangsu Province, China
Clay: Qing Shui Ni (清水泥)
Capacity: 200 mL
Dimensions: 12 x 8.9 x 8.5 cm
*This is a handmade product. There may be minor variations between the product images and the product you receive.