The Qinghua tea tray is made and woodfired by Huke in Jingdezhen, an important pottery center in China. Hu used to be a media worker in his early career. However, with a passion about the 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.
The Qinghua Tea tray is characterized by an array of hand-painted Chinese characters ‘Dao (刀)’ in free style throughout the tray, giving a tinge of modernity.
Each tea tray has is 16.5 cm in diameter, which is quite practical to hold a single teapot or gaiwan even with a teacup. All tea trays have some depth allowing to shower the teapot.