115ml Fang Xia - Hongni 'JunDe' Yixing Teapot

Brand: essenceoftea

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$168.00 168.00

This pot was based on a Qing Dynasty pot owned by one of our Chinese customers.  He asked us to make a batch of these that he could give to his clients.  We liked the shape and made some more of them to offer to tea lovers in the west.

This pot is half-handmade - we created a form for the body and lid to allow the potter to recreate these shapes accurately and with regularity.  This also helps to keep the price down a lot more than fully-handmade pots.  Inside is a single-hole filter.  The walls are medium thin.

This is made from a high quality hongni clay, more specifically a type of hongni called Zhusha.  It's stone ground from original ore, and processed without any additives other than water.  We used this clay also in the other pots in our Fang Xia range of teapots and have been very impressed by it from the beginning.  It works very well for young & mid-aged puerh, Wuyi yancha and oolongs, accentuating the top notes while just slightly rounding the harsher edges of these teas.