As the saying goes, "Water is the mother of tea, and utensils are the father of tea." In the matter of tea, there is one utensil that people who love tea and understand tea will definitely get it as long as they have the conditions - that is the silver pot. As the old saying goes, the silver pot is the most expensive for boiling water, and the silver pot for making tea For respect. Regardless of the perspective of historical origin, practical value, appearance or collection value, silver pots should undoubtedly be included in the "top match" of tea ceremony.
What we want to bring to you today is a handmade "Luanfengzui Ruyi Flower Cloud Shoulder Pattern Octagonal Small Silver Pot" with a capacity of 150ml/125g. This silver pot comes from "Hongji Treasure", a century-old pot making family. Located in Heqing, Yunnan, "Hongji Treasure" began in the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty and has been passed down for five generations. It still insists on using traditional pot-making techniques to make pots.
The body of the pot is forged with 9999 sterling silver and hammered. The octagonal shape of the pot is better than that of a round pot.
It took a lot of effort to make the body of the pot into one piece, with all eight sides symmetrical and clear lines. The small capacity of 150ml has an octagonal shape, with sharp edges and corners from the bottom to the mouth of the pot, and the style is very tough.
Going up the spout, it is soft and decent. The spout is engraved with Ruyi flower cloud shoulder pattern, which complements the style of the pot belly. The curved mouth, the phoenix phoenix head is exquisite and meticulous, the phoenix crown is unique, the phoenix mouth is clear, and the water is clean and powerful when it is used.
The sterling silver handle is used as the bottom, and the rattan is wrapped around it to insulate the heat. The thickness is suitable for the hand, and it is easy to hold. The pot button is polished into a ball with jasper and sits on the pot lid. A bit of emerald green, coupled with an appropriate and tight gland, embellishes the octagonal shape of the whole pot and the three-curved phoenix mouth.