Unless otherwise specified, all our ceramic ware with painting patterns have under-glaze painting, which means the paint/pigment has no contact with your tea liquor.
Yixing Teacup, Di Cao Qing clay, ~80ml, $28. product#xpcup1
Height is 45mm, and diameter is 70mm. Each cup weighs about 6 oz. It's
made by Xu Peng, whose Di Cao Qing teapots and other teapots are
available at Life in Teacup. The clay used in the teacup is pretty much
the same as that used for the teapots (color tone could be different due
to variation of kilns and the shape and thickness of each vessel that
respond slightly differently to kiln conditions; texture is generally
The shape mimics a bamboo section and is very nice to grab. It's my
favorite size to match with a small teapot so that a sharing pitcher can
be omitted in gongfu style drinking.
"shadow green" Feng Qing Tang porcelain gaiwan, $25. product#gaiwan2
"Shadow Green" is a color very popular in traditional Chinese porcelain. It's pretty much white, with a greenish hue.
Feng Qing Tang is a Taiwan tea ware producer that specializes in practical, plain tea wares with a traditional taste.
The usable volume (not to-the-rim volume) is about 70ml (2.5 oz.)
"Peacock", modern Tenmoku teacup. $18.99 each. product# cup2
Porcelain teacup made with modern Tenmoku technique. Each teacup has random, unique pattern. But all teacups have the consistent theme that mimics color pattern of peacock feathers.
Height: 1.9"; Diameter: 3.5"; Volume: about 2 oz.
Double Fish Gongfu Teacup, $5.40 each. product# cup1
High quality porcelain Gongfu teacup with double fish pattern. Height: 1.5"; Diameter 3.25". It can hold approximately 1.5 oz. of water. Made in Taiwan. Please click photos to see larger images.
The image of the two fishes inside the cup may have slight variation of tail shape.
Misty Green Gongfu Teacup, $7.99 each. product# cup3
High quality ceramic Gongfu teacup. Height: 1.25"; Diameter: 2.5". It can hold approximately 1.4 z. of water. Made in Taiwan. Please click photos to see large images.
Japanese Tea Ceremony Snack Dish in wood box, $17.99 each. product# dish1
Handmade in Japan. These dishes are used in Japanese Tea Ceremony as snack dishes. They have some history, but are entirely new without being used. Height of dish: 0.5"; Diameter of dish: 4.25"; Side length of wood box: 4.75". Please click photos to see large images.
"all you need for any tea brewing" white porcelain gaiwan, $7.99. #gaiwan1
Temporarily out of stock. Will try to get more in October.
Usable volume (not to-the-rim volume) is about 80ml (2.8 oz.)
Made of porcelain in Dehua, Chaozhou region.