and manufactured by the famous Lu Yu Tea Art Institute in Taipei, Taiwan, this
"Golden Cha for Tea" tea pot has the Lu Yu Tea Art Institute's logo in relief
on the side of the teapot. This teapot comes in a beautiful triangle case lined
with blue satin. Lu Yu teapots are known for their outstanding attention to the
fit and finish of the piece. 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 yellow clay and fired at a higher temperature for high quality, the tea pot
is ideal for serving semi-fermented teas such as Oolong, King's, Pouchong, and Ti Kuan Yin.
Yixing tea pots such as this one are prized by tea connoisseurs because of the
clay's special characteristics. With repeated usage, this pot 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. This teapot holds about
6 fluid ounces (180 ml). It is about 6 inches (15 cm) in length, 3 inches (7 cm)
in width, and 3.75 inches (9.5 cm) in height. Shipping weight is 1.30 lbs.