Green Glazed Double Gourd Teapot

Late 20th Century
$141 $188 USD
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Dimensions
W: 7.0" D: 5.5" H: 7.0"
Materials
Porcelain
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CFC153
Estimated Shipping
$75

Tea drinking has been an integral part of Chinese culture for centuries, resulting in a wide range of social customs and material traditions. In addition to tea leaves, water, and heat, the art of drinking tea (chayi) calls for a variety of teaware and utensils - both practical and decorative.

This decorative ceramic teapot is shaped in the traditional double gourd form, meant to resemble a calabash, or bottle gourd, a symbol of health, longevity, and good luck. The hourglass shape is decorated with charming detail, including a ribbed texture on the body, a woody stem for a handle, and leafy vines on the sides. The naturalistic design is finished by a beautiful blue-green glaze that evenly coats the teapot with subtle crazing.

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