This gaiwan was created and hand painted by artisans of Jingdezhen for Camellia Sinensis.
Jingdezhen, a village famous for producing quality porcelain since the Tang Dynasty (7th century).
The cobalt blue style is typical of the Ming Dynasty (16th century) and has become a classic and timeless style in the world of fine porcelain.
This small cup comes with a lid and saucer and is used especially for infusing large leaf teas.
The leaves are infused directly and the lid holds them back when the tea is ready to pour. This allows the leaves to be saved for multiple infusions, thus concentrating …