Clay: Qing Shui Ni & Jiao Ni


Clay: Zi Ni & Jiao Ni

1unit: 1 teapot as 1unit

Name: Shi Piao Teapot 

Capacity:about 250ml;height:7cm; length:13cm;

Gift & Safe Package weight: about 0.8 KG 



1unit: 1 teapot as 1unit

Name: Shi Piao Teapot 

Clay: Hei Jin Sha

Capacity:about 230ml;height:6.5cm; length:14cm;

Gift & Safe Package weight: about 0.8 KG 


Types of Purple Clay Pots

There are mainly 3 types of purple clay pots: smooth pots, engraved pots, and tendon sack pots, each with many subtypes.


  • Smooth Pots

Smooth pots refer to geometric shape pots with smooth and plain surfaces. They can be divided into 2 types, round and square.

Round pots, the cross section of which is round or oval, have outlines combined by curves of different directions and curvatures. This kind of purple clay pots stresses an appropriate proportion between each part as well as the smoothness of curves. The pots stand detailed appreciation and manifest a lively and docile beauty.

Square Pots, which may be rectangle, hexagon or octagon, have outlines combined by ridges of surfaces or intersections. This kind of pots stresses orderly lines, surfaces, and distinguished outlines in order to show lively and powerful masculine beauty. Mitral valve pots, summon pots and ladle ridge pots were famous pot types in the Ming and the Qing Dynasties


  • Engraved Pots

Engraved pots, also called “carved pots”, mainly use engraving skills. These pots focus on vivid imitation of natural items, so that people will feel their marvelous arts when making tea. They come in 3 types: firstly, those pots with plant-like shapes, like plum blossom pots, pine tree pot and bamboo pot; secondly, those with fruit shape, such as pumpkin pot, chayote pot and lotus root pot; thirdly, those with animal shapes, like fish changing into dragon pot, also those with an animal-shape handle. In addition, some purple clay pots have anaglyph. Since the anaglyphs on the pots are outstanding, those are also categorized into engraved pots.


  • Tendon sack pots

Tendon sack pots are also called “tendon-line pots”. “Tendon sack” refers to curves like pumpkin ridges or chrysanthemum pedals on the pots. Then craftsmen take these separate “tendon sack” to make a pot. They have to ensure the sameness between the out surface and the inner part, the close and fitted mouth and the lid. These tea pots show a geometric and orderly beauty.

Shi Piao Teapot , Yixing Handmade Zisha Teapot With Certificate.‎

    • Shipping via EMS, about 1-2 weeks arrival to most countries in the world.
    • Shipping via international post air shipping (SAL), about 3 weeks arrival to most countries in the world.
    • Limitation of a package shipping via EMS is 4.5KG; Limitation of a package shipping via SAL is 9KG; If a package is more than the limitation, please divide as sperate orders.

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