Teapot from Mr. Chen | LotusMr. Chen Collection
A Yixing teapot in a subtly purplish matt black whose engraving highlights the grain of this famous clay.
Chen Hua Song is a highly respected master engraver who has developed his own distinctive style over the years. As a guardian of Chinese traditions, he passes on his skills as a legacy.
At the Ding Shan workshop, Mr. Chen works closely with his wife, who makes most of the pieces on which the artisan adds the distinctive seal; the engraving.
It is a privilege to offer his creations exclusively at Camellia Sinensis.
Diameter of the opening: 5.5 cm
Height: 7 cm
Character translation: "Heart like a lotus, engraved by HuaSong in the year XinChou (2021) "
The Gong fu cha technique
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