Handcrafted from dark clay and glazed with a sapphire blue celadon, these tea bowls were commissioned in 2016 from Taiwanese ceramicist Xu De Jia. We like this large bowl for everyday use.The wide opening tapers dramatically into an elegantly simple foot
The sapphire blue celadon is slightly under-fired to create a smooth, satiny feel. A complex web of crazing covers the teapot, barely visible when new, these lines will deepen in color with use.
volume 16 oz/500 ml • height 3.25" • diameter 5"
Using a tea bowl is one of the simplest ways to brew tea - Just add tea leaves, top with hot water, and wait for the leaves to sink to the bottom of the bowl as they re-hydrate. For best results, use a whole leaf tea with low tannin content.