JieJie Gao Yixing Teapot. The tall body of this little Zhuni Yixing teapot combined with the elongated bamboo style lid makes for extremely practical teapot. The wide mouth of the teapot makes it simple to clean and observe the brewed tea leaves.
The bamboo inspired lid is matched with a spout and handle styled in a similar fashion. Something about the ultra-simple body, combined with these simple, stylised finishing touches makes this small Yixing teapot very appealing. Both Wan Ling and James fell in love with this little teapot during their visit to Yixing.
Ideal for a wide range of tea, Zhuni, clay is one of the fastest Zisha clays to respond to seasoning and use. Reputed by many in the East and West to improve and enhance tea flavour and aroma Zhuni is a popular clay for many new and veteran loose leaf tea lovers.
Spout Type: 8 hole
Material: Zhuni clay 朱泥
Altenative Names: Yixing teapot by (Mr.) Fan Zhi Jun 范志君
Description of Packaging: Gift Box
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).