Pumpkin with Beetle Yixing Tea Pot

$24.95

Decorative and festive pumpkin with a beetle, yixing 6 oz, tea pot is a great vessel to prepare your cherished oolong, pu’erh or green tea in. The clay allows for a patine to develop that enhances the flavor of the tea. Yixing Teapots date back to the Sung Dynasty when purple clay was first discovered. Artisans utilize purple clay which contains natural minerals to create beautiful products for various forms and colors. These teapots came to the West through the Dutch East India Trading Company in 1610. The reputation for being an excellent vessel for steeping tea continues to this day.

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