This complete set of teapot, cups, and saucers is all you will need to experience tea the way it has been consumed in China for thousands of years.
This set is made of "purple sand" from Yixing City in Zhejiang Province. Yixing has been famous for centuries for making the best tea ware in China, and unlike materials such as glass or porcelain, Yixing purple sand teapots season as they are used, imparting a flavor to the teapot itself that only gets better with age.
- Teapot measures 7-1/2L x 4-1/2"W x 2-5/8"H (19cm x 11cm x 6.8cm) and holds approx. 2 cups of liquid
- Six teacups each measure 2-3/8"W x 1-5/8"H (6cm x 4cm) and hold approx. 1/3 cup of liquid.
- Carrying Box measures 13-3/8"L x 9-1/2"W x 5"H (34cm x 24cm x 12.5cm)