Teapot, Yixing Clay, Dark Green, Hand-painted Lotus, 8oz - NEW!
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This dark green and yixing clay teapot is a work of art! The dark teal green teapot is decorated with hand-painted lotus flowers and leaves in different stages of growth. This serenely beautiful teapot comes in a silk-covered presentation box and also comes with a silk travel pouch.
Includes a sample of Ancient Tree Tea, one of our all-time favorite black teas with notes of dried plum and longan fruit and an unforgettable flavor experience!
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- Fun Facts
- The English translation of the gold Chinese characters (hanji) on the back of the teapot is "light fragrance," which refers to a tea of extraordinary quality.
- This teapot holds 8 oz. of tea and is 5-1/2" in diameter (including the spout) and 5-1/2" high.
- The Lotus flower is regarded in many cultures as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration, and rebirth. The flower is a perfect analogy for the human condition: although its roots are in the muddiest waters, the Lotus produces the most beautiful and pure white flower.
- A small teapot is part of the gongfu tea ceremony or kung fu tea ceremony (Chinese: 工夫茶 or 功夫茶), which is a method of making Chinese tea involving the ritualized preparation and presentation of tea. Gong Fu Cha literally means "making tea with skill."