Those teacups are 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. He 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 .
Made of rough clay, both teacups feel grainy in the hand. Each teacup features brilliant drippings with a lovely gradation of colors from light green to dark brown on the exterior surface which results from several days straight of woodfiring. Furthermore, both teacups are also stunning with the metallic sheen on the outside, giving an esthetic enhancement. The inside is The wide opening teacup features the stunning inside where lots of brown drips run down the bottom and join into a pool from a variety of directions, looking like a moon face.
Each teacup holds 70ml of liquid up to the rim. The thin rim of each cup prevents the fingers from heat.