Shu Pu Ehr brick, aged 6 years (mao cha) before pressing in 2016. The tea leafs come from the garden on Ai Lao Shan mountain (Nature Reserve) altitude about 1300 m n.p.m. in Yunnan province. Full taste with hints of nuts and chinese date.
Weight: 100 grams. Harvest 2010, Pressed in 2016
Tea from the Keyhung province located at the source of Brahmaputra river in upper Assam, near the Burmese border. Small, evenly sized leaves with golden tips give a strong, dignified infusion with a deep color and exceptionally gentle bitterness so typical for for Assams.
Completely glazed, transparent glaze mass, covers a celadon colour cup. The edge of the cup is discoloured to light beige. The side surface of the cup is decorated with a flying crane and white clouds motif with black elements.
Volume: approx. 70 ml
Celadon cup, a representative example of this style of pottery, which in Korea is already several hundred years old. Decorations made using the sanggam technique unique to Korean ceramics.
Completely glazed, milky-white, decorated with blue or orange dots. It has a handle located on the side, at a 90-degree angle to the spout.
Volume: ca. 200ml
A small teapot in a form popular in Asia with a handle on the side, completely glazed, making it suitable for all types of tea. It does not have a built-in strainer, so it will be ideal as a teapot to serve the finished infusion. Two versions of decorations are available: with blue or orange dots.
Made of light clay, visible at the base of the dcup, which has not been glazed. The rest of the cup is completely glazed with homogeneous, milky-white glaze. A cracks mesh is visible on the surface. The surface of the bowl is shaped in an interesting way - horizontal grooves are visible and noticeable closer to the edge, geometric shapes similar to hexagons are carved closer to the base.
Author: Im Man-jae, signed
Volume: ca. 120ml
Quite capacious cup with an interesting pattern, additionally decorated with a cracking mesh, which will become even more coloured as it is used. Made by hand and fired in a traditional wood-firing kiln by a master of Korean ceramics.
Glazed, milk-white. Made of light clay, which is visible in the unglazed bottom of the bowl. The surface is smooth, with noticeable traces of the author's hand movements, and with dark particles visible here and there, trapped in the enamel mass.
Author: Im Man-jae, signed
Volume: ca. 120 ml
One of the larger cups in our Korean collection, ideal for drinking tea alone. The milky-white colour perfectly highlights the colour of the brew. Thanks to the palpable traces of the master's hand movements, we feel all the time that we are holding the work of human hands and each time we discover the vessel again. Elegant simplicity and the desire to recreate natural forms are the great advantages of this type of ceramics.