Yixing Terracotta Teapots 宜興紫砂茶壶

Yixing Terracotta Teapot The Scholar

$268.00 USD

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Yixing Terracotta Teapot The Scholar 文人器

  • Name: The Scholar
  • Artist: 劉彩琴 Cha Qin Liu
  • Type of Terracotta: 原礦底槽清 Old Site Di Cao-Qing
  • Capacity: 160 ml
  • Thickness: 5 (scale of 1 thin to 9 thick)
  • Product Code: APR5694
  • Ideal for all tea types

About the terracotta - Di Cao Qing is a type of Zi Ni (Purple Clay) from the Huang Long Mountain (Yellow Dragon Mountain) region in Yixing. Due to sedimentation, Di Cao Qing is prized as the best out of the three types of Zi Ni. It is highly sought after throughout history. 

Di Cao Qing clay can hold high temperatures. It is kiln fired at approximately 1180°C. The completed teapot has a majestic purple colour with a subtle cyan tint. Its texture is delicate and fine, yet simple and clean. When brewing tea, Di Cao Qing clay teapots works in perfect harmony with the tea to bring out long-lasting flavour and tea rhyme. 

Di Cao Qing clay is suitable for brewing Puerh, lightly roasted oolongs, and green tea.

We ship to North America through Canada Post & UPS regular parcel services. Regular shipping fees for an average size parcel 10"x 10" x10" weighing 1.5 lb is outlined below.

For local customers there is also a free convenient option for Pick up In Store - 227 East Georgia Street, Vancouver B.C. V6A 1Z6. Kindly wait for ready for pick up email before coming to the shop for pick up.

All orders will be packaged and ready to ship or pick up within 48 hours of ordering.




$50 +

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