Monday, 29 July 2013

A magnolia teapot

A student of Gong Chun, Si Dabin, created teapot design called the magnolia teapot. This very teapot by Dabin is currently on display in the Teapot Museum in Hong Kong.
The magnolia teapot with a ball filter inside
In the 1970s, Yixing produced this magnolia teapots for the export market. The teapot has a ball filter inside which signified that the teapots were made following Japanese specification for export to Japan. Some indeed landed in this part of the world.

Alans Museum has a piece of Magnolia teapot with a ball filter inside.

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