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Ball shape Yixing Zisha Gongfu Teapot

Ball shape Yixing Zisha Gongfu Teapot

Regular price $269.00 USD
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The Ball Shape teapot exemplifies the typical geometric design of the traditional round teapot style and stands as one of the finest representations among zisha teapots. In the realm of traditional zisha artworks, crafting the ball shape teapot is considered an exceptionally challenging endeavor.

This particular teapot distinguishes itself through its shape, structure, and the exquisite craftsmanship involved in its creation. The ball shape teapot often employs precise geometric design, showcasing smooth curves and impeccable proportions that reflect the artisan's ingenuity.

Throughout various stages such as selecting zisha raw materials, handbuilding, shaping, carving, and firing, the artisan must proceed with great care to ensure that the resulting ball shape teapot embodies both artistic expression and practical utility. This elevated level of craftsmanship sets the ball shape teapot apart among the myriad styles of zisha teapots, earning it acclaim as a classic piece sought after by both ceramic artists and tea enthusiasts.

Yuan Kuang Zhu Ni or original ore pure clay without coloring or powders added, and the red tone is pure and bright at the beginning. Over time it develops a beautiful bronze tone that is impossible to replicate.

There is an artistic and functional standard for evaluating Yixing teapots, refining tea-making by appearance alone. After considering the quality of the material, a balance exists between beauty and function. As tea lovers, our propensity is shape and style, which enhance the flavor of tea. These classic, refined shapes are a perfect canvas to create a deep luster and patina over time.

Yuan Kuang Zhu Ni 原矿朱泥

Ball Shape 掇球

Pure Handmade

Made in Yixing, China


Please note the liquid and capacity below before purchasing. Items are smaller than they appear.



Preparation For Use:
We recommend rinsing the teapot under purified or bottled warm water twice, the same quality water used for making the tea, then filling it with boiling water and emptying it two to three times. After this preparation, the teapot is ready for use.

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