The "Premier Standard" tea set is designed by the famous Lu Yu Tea Art Institute in Taipei, Taiwan. Lu Yu teasets are known for their outstanding attention to the fit and finish of the piece. The tea set is comprised of six drinking cups, a tea pot, and a tea pitcher. The teapot has an inner convex sieve which helps to prevent tea leaves from blocking the flow of the tea through the spout. Made from violet clay and baked at a higher temperature for high quality, this tea set is ideal for serving semi-fermented teas such as Oolong, King's, Pouchong, and Ti Kuan Yin. Yixing tea sets such as this one are prized by tea connoisseurs because of the clay's special characteristics. With repeated usage, this set will acquire its own unique flavor and increased luster and coloring that contributes to the enjoyment of tea. After usage, rinse with hot water and avoid using soap and other scented products that may be absorbed by the clay. More information on the proper usage of this set can be found at our Tea Library.
The teapot can hold approximately 7 fluid ounces (200 mL), the tea pitcher 7 oz (200 mL), and the drinking and smelling tea cups 1 fluid oz. (30 mL). Available in a gift box with satin lining. Dimensional shipping weight is 4 lbs. Temporarily out of stock.