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Chinese Yi Xing Clay Tea Mug - Dragon #14
The design is simple and understated with aesthetic appeal and symbolic significance. These Yi-Xing Clay Mugs embody a sense of cultural heritage and authenticity, connecting mug enthusiasts to centuries old traditions and practices.
Yixing pottery refers to the unique traditional stoneware made in Yixing, China. They are made from the reddish clay (zisha) found in Yixing area, usually unglazed to display the beauty of the shiny color of the clay. Most of them are teawares. With continued use, the clay becomes seasoned over time - retaining and enhancing the flavor of your tea.
Yixing zisha ware won numerous prizes from International trade exhibitions all over the world. Zisha clay has an excellent plasticity which allows extensive freedom of creation, a small rate of contraction, good in proportions and in dimensions. After firing, the zisha teaware has an appropriate amount of air holes for ventilation such that the teapot can preserve the color, smell and taste of the tea. Also after frequent use and subsequent wiping, the teapot will acquire a natural shine as from pearl and jade stone.
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