Intro: Da Hongpao teapot fulfils viewers with a feeling of embracing peace and prosperity with its dazzling red color and splendid temperament; it’s the nunsuch Zhuni near extinction.
Kiln temperature: about 1080℃.
Shrinkage ration: about 30%.
Orefield: the yellow cores of yellow rocks, in Zhaozhuang Mountain, Dingshan Village, Yixing City, Jiangsu Province.
Mud properties: it is hard to master while being processed on account of its low tension force and shrinkage ration about 3 times of purple mud specie, so it was only used in burnishing and toning red mud in ancient times. It is one of the most mysterious legendary Zhuni species of high quality.
Pot-making difficulties: it is easy to corrugate, craze, cave in and deform, getting yellowish and restored at a comparatively low kiln temperature, while deformed and blistered at a high one, with a yield rate less than 20%.
Product properties: it is unparalleled in mud family due to its tout texture, meticulous crafts, sturdy and heavy hand-feeling as well as ruddy and showy color; the mineral particles contained in adobes sharply swell once drenched in hot water and become red with purple, that’s why it displays a beauty of wrapped slurries while carefully cultivated.
Tea-making characteristics: the teapot can easily infuse tea once warmed up in advance; the tea tastes pure and mild, flavorful and smooth, just like the Lumenis One; hence teapot fans name it lovely: killer of tea fans.