teapot lid

Dark brown pottery, circular layered lid with circular knob.

Drinking fermented black tea became very popular in China during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Distinct forms of tea-ware were developed during this time as an art form, and influences from this period can still be seen today. Teapots were made in various shapes and today’s round teapot is based on one of the Ming designs, such as this example from China.

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