Category Archives: Pottery

shui ping yi wei yixing teapot

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Yixing we are coming back

Just about one week to go and we’ll be back in Yixing just in time for this years tea season. I plan to pick and make as much tea as I can and I might post about it here too … Continue reading

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Some more on Yixing clay

The other day I wrote that I’d post some more pictures of the unprocessed clay in the yard of Hēnglì táocí chǎng as well as their processing equipment, so here we go. This is what (part of) their yard looks … Continue reading

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Stone Mill Tribute pot

Yesterday I wrote about stone mills for clay and I just thought of a picture I took a while back in the little teapot museum inside Zisha Factory No.1 Item name: ShiMoHu / 石磨壶 Artist: WangYuMei / 王玉美

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Zeitzeugen

A while back on a bicycle tour around the Dingshan area whilst [re]searching zisha clay and clay related items near here we came across a lot of “old stuff” as some might call it. I call it Zeitzeugen. Not many … Continue reading

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More on Yixing clay

The other day I wrote that I’d post some impressions of Yixing clays, so here we go. We visited a local (and official) clay factory. Its name is 亨利陶瓷厂(Hēnglì táocí chǎng) and they are a supplier XuJianQing uses(not exclusively though). … Continue reading

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More Dragon Kilns

A while back I wrote about Yixing dragon kilns here but recently on a mission for TeaChat I had another look around in search for an operational dragon kiln in Yixing. Well, lets see what we’ve got. Maybe upfront, I … Continue reading

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