Stunning aged Duanni white clay that has been wood fired at a higher temperature that creates the beautiful colouration.
The artist Mr. Huang has incorporated a wide opening, broad lid that makes this Yixing teapot a very practical solution for large leaf teas.
Yixing, Jiangsu 宜兴市江苏省
Located in the eastern province of Jiangsu 江苏省, Yixing is renowned for its Zisha 紫砂 purple clay. The surrounding hills, including the famous Huang Long mountain 黄龙山, are where this highly-prized mineral rich rock is sourced. Yixing purple clay is used for making the Unesco-recognised teapots, as well as wide cooking pots and flower pots (especially for orchids).