Taiwanese artist Lin Jianhong has created this celadon work of art, a unique cup with a velvety texture and an enveloping finish.
Our new 'Selection of the moment' offers you the chance to discover 10 teas from the vast diversity of our catalogue at a discount price.
Our new 'Selection of the Moment' offers you the chance to discover 5 teas from the vast diversity of our catalogue at a discount price.
For the die-hard tea fan, here is a complete set specifically designed to be carried around.
Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
From the summit of Mount Zhenghe in Fujian (China), the long golden buds of this black tea are seductive simply from the chocolaty smell of the dry leaves! Once infused, they deploy intoxicating scents of lavender, lemon grass and hemlock.
This loose leaf Pu er produced in the prolific Menghai tea factory and expertly preserved in Hong Kong will satisfy all amateurs of rich and balanced teas.
Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.
This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing.
The distinct finish on these elegant pieces is created using a clay powder in the glaze.
The Aurora glaze is Ms. Zhang’s most popular porcelain piece! The vibrant shades of blue, purple and red really catch the eye. On a large piece such as this teapot, the discreet colour trails reveal the softness of the celadon tones.
The artist Zhang Zhen Chun is the perfect example of symbiosis between modernity and tradition. Passionate about design, the young woman develops pieces rich in style and character.
A graduate from Jingdezhen University in China, her work is worthy of this famous city, known for the quality of its porcelain since the Tang dynasty (7th century).
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