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Rong Yao Fang
The imperial kiln from Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty. Their products were often stamped with the emperor’s seal of “Le Shan Tang”, Qianlong’s library. The Family Peng is the family who has been taking care of the kiln for 8th generations. The traditional Jingdezhen hand throw, hand turned and hand painted ceramics’ technique are well kept there.
For us, the Peng family’s porcelain ware stood out straight away for their pleasing shape and excellent porcelain quality, which avoid the plastic-ness that many low quality Jingdezhen porcelain have. The wall and lid of the gaiwan are thin, but not eggshell thin, while the colour is off-white with a slight celadon tinge.
This set includes a gaiwan (100 or 150ml – please specify in order notes), a fairness jug and three tasting cups. The tray is not included. All components of this gong-fu set can also be bought individually on our website.
All gaiwan, jugs and cups are stamped on the bottom with our seal in Chinese characters.
An imperial kiln founded during the reign of the great tea loving emperor Qianlong (1711-1799). Their porcelain from this period is often stamped with the emperor’s seal of “Le Shan Tang”, which literally translates as Qianlong’s library. The Peng family have been looking looking after this heritage kiln for eight generations. Although the location of the kiln is in Jingdezhen, the porcelain centre of China, few kilns can match the Peng family’s skills with their traditional hand thrown, hand turned and hand painted ceramics.
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