This is a simple and practical, small-capacity teacup that is well-suited for Asian-style steeping with an Yixing teapot or gaiwan. The interior is coated in a glossy white glaze and is perfect for appreciating the color of any tea liquor. The outside is also glazed, over the Yixing Zisha Clay, a matte-finish, dark brown that has a slightly-textured finish, almost like an extra-fine-grit sandpaper. This bit of texture adds grip, assuring that the tiny cup won’t slip through your fingers when picking it up to take a sip.
Slight variations in the painting, colors, tooling, patterning and kiln effects of Chinese and Japanese tea wares are to be expected. We have carefully photographed this item as best as possible – please be aware that different device screens can render colors and subtle tones slightly differently.
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