Yixing zisha Baotai Lixing Teapot


Pear Shape

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The volume of the teapot is 116 ml (11.6 cl)

It weighs 76.3 grams. The shape of this teapot is either called 梨形 (Lí xíng).

The clay is mostly zisha mixed with some zhuni, a hard red clay with little porosity. It was fired at a high temperature: the cover produces a high pitched sound when it touches the body of the teapot.

The details of this teapot show very good craftsmanship. Baotai means that the teapot is very thin. The long walls under the cover are typical of ancient designs. The knob elevated and its shape makes it easy to grab. The flow is harmonious and can be stopped by pressing on the knob.
This teapot was made 10 years ago. This teapot has a small, single hole.

It performs very well with unroasted Oolongs. The scents of the tea come out strong and bright.

The seal at the bottom is "Er Pu Du Zhi".

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