Gaiwan, Sancai Glaze
This gaiwan holds 4 oz of tea and its lid slides smoothly to prevent tea leaves from escaping. The outer edge of the saucer, cup, and lid's top are all outlined with a contrasting reddish-brown line. Taste the evolving complexity of an artisan tea with this beautiful gaiwan!
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Product Details: Material: Porcelain | Gaiwan on saucer with lid: Height = 3.5" Diameter = 2.75" Capacity = 3 oz | Dishwasher-safe
Fun Fact: Gaiwan means "lidded bowl," and this tea-making device is often used for Gongfu tea preparation, which involves "making tea mindfully and with skill." Sancai is the application of a three-color glaze to porcelain and was first used in China's Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE).