Sep 19th 18 1:40 pm
Posts: 10
Joined: Jul 24th 18 3:51 pm

Help identify clay Teapot type

by Teobazbo » Sep 19th 18 1:40 pm

Hy everybody I have this two clay teapot, the smaller and red one should be a more high end tea pot totally handmade,
Better images links
Red one
https://ibb.co/c4japz
https://ibb.co/jr81Uz
https://ibb.co/m8Umwe
https://ibb.co/bPgo9z
https://ibb.co/di9KGe

Black one
https://ibb.co/ivf6Uz
https://ibb.co/mrbfpz
https://ibb.co/k90Jbe
than the black one is a lower quality.
https://ibb.co/ivf6Uz
https://ibb.co/mrbfpz
https://ibb.co/k90Jbe
The red one when hit make a crispy a glass sound and have a good finishing with a perfect lid ,the black one makes much lower sound and have ruff finishing .
Are them chaozhou pot ?
Just to have a range for the future purchases how much should they cost?
Thanks for sharing your knowledge and sorry for my poor English :D

Sep 26th 18 1:43 am
Posts: 100
Joined: Sep 10th 18 7:09 am

Re: Help identify clay Teapot type

by FBee » Sep 26th 18 1:43 am

Teobazbo wrote: Are them chaozhou pot ?
If they were Chaozhou pots they should have marks from the wheel throwing on the pottery wheel. Your pots look like they are slab built like Yixing pots are.

How do you know the first one is fully hand-made? Most of this kind of pots use at least partially moulds.

Sep 28th 18 12:18 am
Posts: 10
Joined: Jul 24th 18 3:51 pm

Re: Help identify clay Teapot type

by Teobazbo » Sep 28th 18 12:18 am

How do you know the first one is fully hand-made? Most of this kind of pots use at least partially moulds.

Thank you for your reply, the first one was given to me by a friend who show me that is signed by the man who made it but I can't tell you where and I don't speak Chinese.
He collect teapot and I think is trustable.
So you think is made from a slab putted in a mold and printed?
If it's like you said How much you think them should cost?
Thank you for your help

Oct 3rd 18 3:40 pm
Posts: 100
Joined: Sep 10th 18 7:09 am

Re: Help identify clay Teapot type

by FBee » Oct 3rd 18 3:40 pm

Teobazbo wrote: If it's like you said How much you think them should cost?
Thank you for your help
difficult to say from pictures, could be anything from 5$ to 50$... the black one does not look like it is worth much. Clay looks odd, artificial.

Oct 3rd 18 4:39 pm
Posts: 10
Joined: Jul 24th 18 3:51 pm

Re: Help identify clay Teapot type

by Teobazbo » Oct 3rd 18 4:39 pm

difficult to say from pictures, could be anything from 5$ to 50$... the black one does not look like it is worth much. Clay looks odd, artificial.
[/quote]
Thank you for your answer, I agree the black one is a cheap one (material and manufacturing are cheap), I liked the design I hope is safe to brew tea with that.
I agree that if is a slab made the Red one should be a 40$ dollar teapot, hopefully not unsafe to use.
While Travelling trough Asia usually I like to search for a nice and functional clay teapot so I like to learn something about it so I don't overpay them neither offend the seller with a too low price offer.

Thank you