Yixing clay tea jar with hand carved orchid motif 65ml

This small tea jar is beautiful vessel for conveniently storing a small amount of tea on your tea table. The hand carved orchid design is part of the four gentleman motif in which four plants the orchid, plum blossom, bamboo and chrysanthemum cleverly represent both the four seasons while reminding us of the treasured qualities of a perfect gentleman. Social harmony, virtue and humanism are an important and enduring theme in many aspects of Chinese culture. The orchid represents the spring season. Its delicate and elegant form are both gentle and calming. Its fragrance is subtle representing the humility and virtue of a virtuous person.


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