Maximum capacity in use: 80ml
Maximum capacity at Rim: 100ml
The volume measures 100ml to the top of the rim of the bowl. However, when in use its maximum capacity is 80ml, perfect for 1-2 people. (measurements accurate to +/- 5ml).
This gaiwan features a ring saucer, a very old design. The hole in the centre of the saucer prevents the gaiwan from sticking to the saucer as easily as other gaiwans.
Tianbai 甜白 translated as Sweet White, is a rich white porcelain glaze created during the Ming Dynasty YongLe Period (AD1403 – 1424). This gaiwan is all white, without a brown rim.
This gaiwan is handmade of fine white porcelain with tianbai glaze by our studio partner QingKe Xuan 清可轩 in Jingdezhen China. The porcelain is fine with good translucence and the jade-like quality that is typical of Tianbai Jingdezhen Porcelain.