The value of the purple clay teapot is not only that it is a practical vessel, but also a carrier of artistic and cultural value. Tea poems and paintings have a scholarly flavor, which may explain why it is favored by countless literati tea drinkers.
Today Tongxinshe Teahouse shares a piece of Jiangsu Guanyu’s 2022 Autumn Auction “Qinxin·Six Square Pear Shape”
This hexagonal pear-shaped clay is slightly bright red in color, bright but not exaggerated, and perfectly expresses the beauty of vermilion. The circle foot starts from the circle foot and turns into six squares. It extends to the middle and upper part of the pot body and then connects to the round shape. The square and circle are combined and can be changed freely.
Lot number: 6707
Hexagonal Pear Shape | Qinxin
Jiangsu Guanyu 2022 Autumn Auction Special Production
Seal: [base] Qinxin
Transaction price: 23000RMB
Qinxin, female, born in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, is a purple clay craftsman and tea artist. She has been engaged in the purple clay industry since 2009. The family is well-educated and the teachers are well-known. The uncle was the former director of the Jiangsu Ceramics Research Institute. The uncle was the director of the No. 4 mine in Huanglongshan and the director of the Yixing Purple Clay Raw Materials Factory. He himself studied under Xu Lanjun, and his pot-making techniques were also influenced by Mr. He Daohong and many young and middle-aged people gave guidance. Later, she and her husband studied the theory of purple sand together and devoted themselves to practice. He is rigorous in his practice and pursues the fundamentals. He has not only mastered the samadhi of oolong tea and Pu'er tea, but also is proficient in purple sand mineral materials. He is a craftsman of literati tea vessels and ancient red clay pots.