Designed and manufactured by the famous Lu Yu Art Institute in Taipei, Taiwan, the "Aquarius" or the Water Bearer tea pot is for people with birthdays between January 21 - February 19. This teapot has an impression of a vase or water pot.
It has an inner convex sieve which helps to prevent tea leaves from blocking the flow of the tea through the spout. Made from purple clay and fired 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. This teapot holds about 5 fluid ounces (140 ml). It is about 5 inches (12.5 cm) in length, 3 inches (7.5 cm) in width, and 3.5 inches (9 cm) in height.
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 its luster will increase even more. After usage, rinse with hot water and avoid using soap and other scented products that may be absorbed by the clay. Shipping weight is 0.69 lbs.