Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C

Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C

Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C

Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C

Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C

Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C



Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C    Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C


Auctions is pleased to offer a stylish. Chinese or Tibetan crystal glass Teapot.

The earliest written record on the subject of tea The Ch'a Ching , dates in China to 780. Legend has it that tea was first drunk there more than three thousand years before, but it was not until the Tang Dynasty (618-907) that the beverage became fashionable and the wild tea plant.

Originally, the Chinese teapot was indistinguishable from what is termed a wine-ewer, and was a kind of cauldron used to boil pure ground tea, which was then served in bowls, with a brush to stir the tea. A true distinction between wine-ewers and teapots was only established after 1694, when the British East India Company directed that teapots made for them in China must have "a grate before the spout". In other words, they wanted a sort of sieve where the tea enters the spout so as to strain and hold back the tea-leaves. By the time this teapot was made in the 20th century, the classic design of the teapot had been established - a vessel which comprised.

An opening with a lid at the top, where the dry tea and hot water are added, a handle for holding by hand and a spout through which the tea is served. A little known fact is tea became so popular in Tibet and the surrounding areas that it was used as a form of currency. This lovely teapot is made of crystal and.

Measures 6.5 inches in width by 4 inches in depth by 4 inches in height (16.5 cm by 10.1 cm by 10.1 cm). The teapot shows usage wear consistent with a dating to the mid-20th century, including small scrapes and rubbing, but generally it is in very good condition. Guaranteed authentic, it would make a fine collectors piece for anyone involved in Chinese or Tibetan collectibles or social history. Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering in-person to collectors across the globe at.

Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance. The item "CHINESE TIBETAN CRYSTAL GLASS TEAPOT CHA CHINA 20TH C" is in sale since Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Teapots". The seller is "gjpaw" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Color: Clear
  • Maker: Tibetan
  • Type: Teapots
  • Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
  • Age: Post-1940
  • Region of Origin: Tibet
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Featured Refinements: China Teapot


Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C    Chinese Tibetan Crystal Glass Teapot Cha China 20th C



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