This gaiwan has a calming bamboo pattern and is a convenient and mindful drinking vessel.
Includes one sample of an artisan Chinese tea that can be steeped multiple times. If you have any questions about how to use a gaiwan, call any of our expert staff at 1-888-VIP-TEAS (847-8327) for assistance.
Product Details: Gaiwan: Height = 3.75" Diameter = 4.0" Capacity: 5 fluid oz | Saucer: Diameter = 3.87" | Material: Celadon (lt. mint green) porcelain. Dishwasher-safe.
Fun Fact: A gaiwan, which means "lidded bowl," is often used for Gongfu tea preparation (Chinese tea ceremony 工夫茶 or 功夫茶). This preparation method involves "making tea mindfully and with skill." The gaiwan is said to have been invented during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).