Capacity filled to the brim: 160ml
Capacity in use: 140ml
This listing is for x 1 gaiwan only, and does not include the saucer shown in one of the photos. This saucer is listed separately.
The painting features a bamboo motif and the characters describe thousands of bamboo sprouting to the same rhythm, referring to seasonal change and cycle.
As each piece is handmade and hand painted, the details of the painting may vary slightly from piece to piece.
This gaiwan was handmade and features a hand painted flower motif in qinghua (cobalt blue) and Youlihong (red) underglaze. This kind of porcelain is known as fanggu porcelain because it aims to revive and reproduce an ancient style of porcelain. Fanggu technique is more costly and difficult to execute properly than modern styles of porcelain.
Click here to learn more about fanggu porcelain in our blog entry.
Since each gaiwan is hand painted, the design may vary slightly from the one pictured here.