Teapot from Mr. Shao | AcajouMr. Shao Collection
A Yixing teapot that leaves its mark on the imagination thanks to its mythological style and its more than generous size, which will appeal to tea lovers!
Shao Guo Jun is a potter from Yixing who conscientiously makes practical pieces. The craftsman humbly runs the family workshop with his mother, his wife and a few fellow villagers who come to help out when needed.
In 2007, during his annual trip to China, Jasmin, one of the tasters at Camellia Sinensis, met Mr. Shao for the first time in the village of Ding Shan. His approach and know-how impressed him, and he has been a valuable and loyal partner ever since.
Opening diameter: 7.25 cm
Height: 15.5 cm
Character translation: "The moonlight opens the pine branches, a clear spring caresses the white rocks."
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This Yixing teapot has a fine, wispy engraving and its vivid colouring sets it apart from Mr Chen's collection.
Classique et intemporelle, cette théière Yixing noir pur est une pièce incontournable de la collection de M. Shao.
The passing of time, longing, travel and a feeling of airiness: these are the thoughts that the artist wishes to evoke with this gentle collection, which is resolutely conducive to reverie.