Those teacups are made by Hu Ke in Jingdezhen, an important pottery center in China. Hu used to be a media worker in his early career. However, with a passion about nature and countryside life growing gradually, Hu made up his mind to quit the well-developed media work and put his root in Jingdezhen for studying wood firing where he is able to feel the truth of nature and life. Hu is aimed to develop a line of mini teapots for a small tea ceremony as a teapot suiting for single-person brewing plays an important role during his daily meditation.
Those cups are stunning with the texture of vertical cracks, giving the appearance of tree barks. They were wood-fired at a very high temperature for several days straight, resulting in partially a vitrified surface, and providing a lovely interplay between white and dark brown. The inside is another point to appreciate for the crackled green pool at the bottom. The overall piece leaves nothing to wish for.
Those teacups approximately hold liquid of 80-85ml up to the rim individually. The rim is pinched out slightly, allowing pleasure to hold and preventing the hand from heat. Please refer to the photos and confirm your option.