[collection name]: purple clay pot
[collection quantity]: one piece
[collection appreciation]: purple clay pot is a unique handmade pottery handicraft of Han nationality in China. It is a pottery made of purple sand at high temperature. The firing temperature is higher than that of pottery made of clay. It is more solid and has many tiny pores, which will not be broken due to the rapid change of temperature; Because it is made of purple sand, it will not porcelain. It is said that the founder of Zisha teapot was Gongchun of Ming Dynasty in China. Since then, famous teapots have emerged from time to time. The perfect combination of its artistry and practicality makes Zisha teapot particularly precious and memorable. More on the benefits of purple clay pot tea, and tea zen culture, which adds to the purple clay noble elegant charm.
The purple clay teapot has good adsorption performance, and the color becomes dark and glossy after long use. It is worth enjoying and playing. The purple clay pot has been used for a long time, and there will be sponge like materials on the inner wall of the pot, commonly known as "tea mountain". With the tea mountain, even if poured into the boiled water, poured out also has the color and fragrance of tea. Generally speaking, purple clay pot belongs to literati art, and its pursuit of simple and elegant taste is basically what literati pursued in the past. Just like the literati painting in Chinese painting, it integrates poetry, calligraphy, painting and seal. If you look at the purple clay pot from the perspective of literati art, it reflects another form of literati painting. Purple clay teapot has the function of collection. The works of many famous teapot makers in history, such as Gongchun, Shi Dabin, Dong Han and Chen Hongshou, have become rare treasures, which collectors are chasing. In modern times, there are many master craftsmen making purple clay teapots, whose works are more artistic.