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Classic Fanggu Yixing Teapot

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Fanggu, written in Chinese as 仿古 (fǎng gǔ), is originally know as another phrase: 仿鼓 (fǎng gǔ). 仿鼓 means the teapot is modeled after the appearance of drum.

  • Teapot: Classic Fanggu Yixing Teapot 古韵仿古壶
  • Material: Zi Ni
  • Origin Place: Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province.
  • Sintering Temperature: 1080℃
  • Capacity: 200ml
  • Dimensions:

Fanggu, written in Chinese as 仿古 (fǎng gǔ), is originally know as another phrase: 仿鼓 (fǎng gǔ). 仿鼓 means the teapot is modeled after the appearance of drum. This style started since Qing Dynasty. Till now people still make this teapot by imitating its old crafting style. So it is renamed as 仿古, meaning making the teapot in an antique style. This Antique Style Fanggu Yixing Teapot is small, short and plump. Inner wall is smooth and flat. Lid and pot perfectly fit with each other. The spout and handle are shaped in symmetrical position. This exquisite Yixing Teapot is an excellent choice for tasting good teas.

Feature: The body looks like a drum. So it is also called 仿鼓.

Yixing tea wares made of vermilion clay have vermilion color after produced. That’s the reason the clay is called vermilion clay. This material originates in Yixing. It is tough, containing high amount of iron. Thus vermilion clay has high shrinking rate. The sinter temperature of vermilion clay is around 1080℃. The end production has fine and smooth surface and high air permeability.

Note: because vermilion clay has high shrinking rate, the teapot will be easy to crack under instant temperature change. It’s better to warm up the teapot with warm water before pouring boiling water into the pot. Vermilion clay is a kind of tender material which needs your careful maintenance.


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Collections: Teapots, Teaware

Category: Teapot

Type: Teapot

Vendor: PureTea



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