What kind of tea is it + value?


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What kind of tea is it + value?

Postby darekite » Aug 11th, '10, 14:08

Hi there!
I received some (allegedly good) tea boxes as a gift when I was in China.
Here they are:
http://picasaweb.google.at/115910645209114898698/Tea?authkey=Gv1sRgCJ76_9z3wo6pKQ#

The box's dimensions: 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 inches.

I don't understand any of what is written on the label.
Can anybody tell me what kind of tea that it is and what its value more or less is?

Thanks a lot!
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Re: What kind of tea is it + value?

Postby Chip » Aug 11th, '10, 15:01

I have moved this to Tea>Other since it is a tea related question and not Teaware related.

I cannot read it either, but I am betting Ti Kuan Yin oolong since they often come in these individual serving packets ... just my best guess. :mrgreen:

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Re: What kind of tea is it + value?

Postby Drax » Aug 14th, '10, 17:17

Chip, I think you're right...

The large square symbol on the lower left.... the three symbols on the left side look like it: 鐵觀音

All be it stylized.

All the rest of the characters seem to be qualities ('unique aftertaste' etc, etc)....
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Re: What kind of tea is it + value?

Postby IPT » Aug 14th, '10, 23:22

Yes, it is indeed Tie Guanyin. The characters are in the ancient seal script.
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