The teacup is hand-thrown and fired by a skilled potter, Wu in Jingdezhen who has engaged in crafting pottery for 27 years since his young apprenticeship. Wu is known for inimitable milky-way patterns on wood-fired works which is a result of his time spent on endless trials. His blends the ceramic or clay himself and develops a unique firing technique so as to extend the range of wood-fired possibilities to the utmost extent, and to create something which is capable of sparkling in the eyes .
Unlike other vitrified milky way teacups, the teacup gives matte appearance outside which moves between various shades of purple, white and brown as a result of the interaction between ash of wood and original unglazed white clay in a complicated firing process. The wide opening teacup features the stunning inside where lots of brown drips run down the bottom and join into a dense green pool from all directions , looking like moonface.
The teacup approximately holds liquid of 70ml up to the rim separately. The thin rim of each cup prevents the fingers from heat.