Chester the Cat Teapot is an adorable black and white striped kitty teapot. The kitty’s tail is the finial. This generous round bodied teapot measures 5 3/4 inches high and has a capacity of 37 ounces. This amount of tea is sufficient for 5 to 6 cups of tea.
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Yixing, China This is one of my favorite Yixing teapots. It is quite unusual in that it has brass handles instead of the usual clay handle seen on most Yixing teapots. The color is a pretty yellow beige and the body measures 2½ inches in diameter and 2¾ inches in height. Continue reading →
Yixing, China Yixing teapots are unglazed teapots made from zisha (zi = purple and sha = sand) clay found in the city of Yixing in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu. These teapots date back to the Ming Dynasty when loose tea leaves were brewed although the purple tinged clay was discovered during the Song [...] Continue reading →