Yixing clay teapot
Man Sheng Ban Li style - Half a Pear
One of 18 classic teapot styles of Chen Man Sheng, Qing dynasty poet, calligrapher, painter, and stone carver.
Te Pin Zi Ni - Special mixed purple clay, a clay recipe developed and made for Yixing Factory One between 1985 - 1997. The clay is mixed of original purple clays then cured and aged, the result is a very stable clay, easy to make, success rate is higher than other original purple clay after firing, less cracks and defects. The texture is very smooth and silky to the touch.
This teapot is great for darker teas, heavy roasted, black, age, post fermented, dark tea.
The skill in the making of this teapot is refine, the lines and curves are precise, an excellent well made teapot came to live in skilled hands.
Apx 200 ml
Ball shape multiple holes strainer
Maker: Zhang Hui
Title: Guo Jia Mei Shu Shi - National Skilled Artist