This earthenware teapot comes to us directly from a young artisan from Yixing, Mr. Shao.
Teapot from Mr. Chen CH-10Mr. Chen Collection
Despite his young age he is now a prominent artisan who was awarded the status of master of pottery and crafts.
Chen Hua Song has always been passionate about Yixing teapots. He has specialized in engraving pottery. He works closely with his wife, who makes most of the pieces with which they work. He also engraves for several other serious potters. Over time he has developed a style of his own. Having the chance to see him at work is a breathtaking sight.
Diameter of the opening: 7.5 cm
Height: 5.25 cm
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Mr. Shao learned traditional pottery techniques with some of the greatest masters and he is part of a new generation of promising young potters. Shao Guo Jun was born and educated in the city of Ding Shan. The teapots which he makes are in the classic style. They are simple, delicate and elegant, while being inspired by nature and Chinese culture. His style is both plain and very much alive.