Kato Seisho Senchao Porcelain Teapot - plum, chrysanthemum, orchid, bamboo 四君子
The aritst Seisho makes sophisticated style of teapot.
The body is ratter thin.
Elegant body shape.
He handpaint the four classic plants (四君子）Orchid, chrysanthemum, plum and bamboo.
Meaning: The virtuous person is like an orchid. Blooming in the fragrant spring, it exudes the aroma of a ruler. Its refined and lofty appearance is likened to the dignity of a noble person.
Meaning: The noble person is like bamboo. With an upright and unyielding character, it symbolizes integrity and humility. Bamboo remains straight in the face of adversity, reflecting the strength of a virtuous individual.
Meaning: The person of virtue is like a pine tree. Evergreen and enduring, the pine represents constancy and steadfastness. Its resilience in the face of challenges parallels the unwavering character of an honorable individual.
Meaning: The virtuous person is like a plum blossom. Blooming brightly in the cold winter, it signifies resilience and purity. The plum blossom's beauty in adversity is a metaphor for the grace and strength of an honorable soul.
Each of these four plants and trees has its own unique characteristics, symbolizes virtue and style, and has been beloved in traditional East Asian culture.
Good to brew any kind of tea. Porcelain teapot show aroma of tea leaves well. Tea with delicate aroma such as black tea, Jasmin, white tea is good for it.
Capacity: Approx. 165ml
Studio: Seisho Kato from Kyoto
Box: paper box
Note: Cups are not included