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Our Si Ting teapot from the renowned "Sweet White Porcelain" or "Bai Ci" (白瓷) is a classic teapot shape. The material for this Si Ting teapot comes straight from Dehua, the heart of Fujian's porcelain mastery, the "World Capital of Ceramics". This teapot combines white porcelain's enduring beauty with daily tea sessions' functional demands.
A porcelain teapot offers an unadulterated encounter with your tea. Unlike other materials, porcelain is non-reactive, meaning it won't contribute any additional flavors to your brew, serving as a blank canvas and allowing the true taste of the tea to shine through.
Furthermore, the thermal properties of porcelain are ideal for the more delicate, heat-sensitive teas like green, white, and yellow varieties. The material’s fine constitution provides a gentle and even heat that does not overwhelm the subtleties of these teas, ensuring they can be steeped to perfection, preserving their nuanced profiles and delicate aromas.
The Dehua white porcelain has a surprising semi-translucent quality. The beauty of this porcelain is captivating – soft to the touch, with a silky smooth finish that begs to be held.
Design-wise, the Si Ting teapot is a study of elegance. Its soft curves and refined silhouette are a pleasure to behold, turning each tea session into a visual delight. The teapot's surface, smooth as polished stone, adds a tactile dimension to its aesthetic appeal, making every pour a moment to savor.
The Si Ting shape origins trace back to the Qing dynasty potter artist Lu Siting. Master Siting's innovative designs have left a lasting imprint on the world of teaware. Lu Siting's approach was revolutionary, marrying form with function in a way that had never been seen before. This teapot is a tribute to his legacy, carrying forward his vision of teaware that enhances the tea experience through its function and form.
Speed of pour: 10ml/sec
Shape: Si Ting (思亭)
NOTE: Avoid using detergents when cleaning.