Feature: The teacup stands out for an exquisite handpainted cat appearing vivid and alive on closer inspection. The fur of the cat is painted in fine details significantly manifesting how much time the artist spends on it. Firing: wood firing for 3 days and nights Volume: 130ml Dimension: ∅=cm, H= cm Artist:The wood-fired teacup is hand painted by the artist Chen in Jingdezhen who has committed himself to hand painting for two decades. Currently, he is devoted to painting a wide range of objects, mainly animals and plants.
A woodfired painted piece is usually accomplished by two steps as follows: (I) A piece is made of unglazed or glazed clay then fired for a few days and nights straight under over 1300℃ using a lot of wood in the kiln before being painted as a normal piece is done. (II) An artist will select a woodfired piece with a one-of-kind pattern or color resulting from firing which may come to him/her in a flash of inspiration. Then they will develop a scene, portrait or object on the piece depending on its appearance before a second firing to protect the painting from fading.