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  • ''Magic Pot''

    ''Magic Pot''

    Lishi tea

    Description

    Product Description

    Yixing (pronounced ‘ee-shing’) tea pots are meant for use with black and oolong teas as well as puer teas. The pots are world famous ad come from the western side of Lake Taihu, Yixing, Jiangshu Province in China.

    There are three distinct colours of Yixing clay: purple, red and sandy coloured.The appearance of Yixing products, such as its colour or texture, can be enriched and altered through the addition of various metal oxides into the Yixing clay and through the manipulation of firing temperatures. This results in various textures and colours, ranging from beige, blue, and green to even black.

    Yixing teapots usually absorb a tiny amount of tea into the pot during brewing. After prolonged use, the pot will develop a coating that retains the flavour and colour of the tea. It is for this reason that soap should not be used to clean Yixing teapots. Instead, it should be rinsed with fresh water and allowed to air-dry. Only one type of tea should be steeped in a particular pot, so as not to corrupt the flavour that has been absorbed.

    This Yixing tea pot, called ‘’Magic Pot (Shen Bei)’’ is handmade by the artist Zhai Zheng Jun. His ideas for style arose from the original Chinese bronze drinking vessels more than 2000 years ago.
    The tea pot comes with two Yixing tea cups (Pin Ming Bei).

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    Details

    ''Magic Pot''

    Artist: Zhai Zheng Jun

    Includes 2 Yixing tea cups

    Recommended Brewing Instructions

    Regular Price: £49.99

    Special Price: £40.00