Drum Style Chaozhou Teapot

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Teapot style: Drum Style Chaozhou Teapot

Clay type: Chaozhou Red Clay

Artist: Zhang Zefeng  

Strainer type: 7-hole strainer

Capacity: 100ml

Dimensions: 6.8cm (diameter) x 3.5cm (height)

Zhang Zefeng, a young artist who is the 5th generation in the family for making traditional hand thrown Chaozhou Red Clay teapot. After finishing the university in Art, Zhang Zefeng went back home and followed his father's step and learning the traditional skill of making traditional Chaozhou teapot.  As a young artist, he has not only been making traditional style of teapots, but also adds his new ideas to the design.  

A classic shape of drum style teapot with round body and a big lid, make it very easy to use.  The pot is made with a mix of two clay with different colours that is done intentionally to create a kind of swirled effect. Two clays were carefully placed together and then bit up many times until both clays are sticked together as one piece. The mixed clay would have to carefully handled for keeping the swirled patten. 

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