The great, matt green glaze that makes this Imperial Tea Set so amazing is called “Ru Yao”. It was the most prized green color style produced in Northern China of the Southern Song Dynasty
(1127-1279). During the Southern Song
era, Ru Yao productions were mainly supplied to the Court and antiques of Ru Yao is
very rare in modern days.
We are excited to bring you this tremendous replica
of a Song Style Ru Yao tea set. An Imperial standard tea set for formal
Gong Fu services. It includes the teapot, serving pitcher, gaiwan, strainer
with strainer stand and six tasting cups. Each piece is finished with a soft,
buttery “Ru Yao” glaze.
The custom crafted presentation red silk box is remarkable. Opening like a
book, each piece is fitted into a satin-lined compartment, both beautiful as a
display and practical for shipping and storage. This red silk gift box
set is a perfect gift item for Chinese New Year or your favorite valentine, of
cause, there is nothing to stop you from giving it to the most important person
in your life – YOU!
Teapot capacity is 5-6 ounces.