Porcelain・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.
The size and shape of a Fabergé egg, this piece mimics far less of the imperial Kremlin than the majesty of the natural world. Veined streaks of ash pool down the back of the pot, lustrous as any precious metal. In places these drips give way to rutile blues, or the mottled umber of carbon trapping. The throated spout adds the posture of the teapot, pushing the eye upwards, in regal posture.
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, 53mm diameter, 125ml・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|