Stoneware・5 Day Wood-fired
Taiwanese artist Liao Guo Hua’s mastery of his craft yields pots rich with personality. Smooth, clean throw lines draw his pots up or out, signifying stateliness or gravity, respectively, and each meticulous tilt of handle or spout adds to the individual narrative of the piece.
Colors soft and bright, like strawberry spun sugar or the blushed cheek of a painted doll. Either way, it reads like a confection. The squared handle is perfect for balancing atop a finger as its poured, and the tiny minaret-shaped finial adds another element of whimsy to this special piece. Inside, a warm white liner glaze allows for different tea types to be brewed.
Usage and care: Wood-fired pieces will season very slowly over time. The exterior of the teapot will deepen in color and develop a rich luster with use. Hand-wash only, without soap or detergent.
Approximate dimensions: 85mm tall, 85mm diameter, 205ml・Artist: 廖國華
More familiar with our old quantities? Here’s the conversion:
|Metric quantities||Ounce equivalent||Servings|
|30 grams (new size!)||1.05 oz.||5-8|
|60 grams||2.10 oz.||10-15|
|120 grams||4.20 oz.||20-30|
|240 grams||8.46 oz.||40-60|