Gaiwan, Celadon Lotus
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This gaiwan is in a calming celadon color with a lotus flower design. A gaiwan combines the function of a teapot and teacup and brings a mindful ritual to tea time.
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 888-VIP-TEAS (847-8327) for assistance.
Product Details: Gaiwan: Height = 3.75" Diameter = 4.0" Capacity: 5 oz | Saucer: Diameter = 3.87" | Material: Celadon porcelain. Dishwasher-safe.
Fun Fact: Gaiwan, which means "lidded bowl," is often used for Gongfu tea preparation (Chinese Tea Ceremony 工夫茶 or 功夫茶). This tea preparation method involves "making tea mindfully and with skill." In Buddhism, a fully blooming lotus flower signifies enlightenment, and a closed bud represents a path towards enlightenment.