Teapot on stand with celadon glaze, made by Korean ceramist Mr Lee
Ceramicist Mr. LEE Myong-gun is trained at ‘Habinyo Ceramic Studio’. Since 1990, Mr. LEE continues to produce tea sets, where he uses the traditional methods with a wood oven. Mr. Lee is also part of a research group that reproduces some of the first known celadon ceramics in Korean history.
Historical note: In Korea, Celadon (blue porcelain) was produced from the Goryeo Dynasty (11-12th century AD) and loved by people all over East Asia for its beautiful celadon green color. As a tea artist who loves to drink tea, Mr. Lee enthusiastically concentrated on the reproduction of this cultural heritage in the traditional way for the past 10 years. Explanations of – Oriental melon teapot.
Traditionally in Korea, images of oriental melon were often used as a typical design pattern, as it was believed to be the origin of life. Celadon Clay / List with spinning wheel / Celadon glazed without cracks / 17 hours of deoxidation firing at 1250 ℃ (traditional wood kiln) The teapot is ideal for brewing green, yellow and oolong tea as well as Pu Erh tea, where you make numerous extracts from the same leaves. The teapot is a collector’s item, as it is very difficult to produce and is therefore only made in limited numbers.
The teapot holds 330 ml and a porcelain stand with celadon glaze is included.