Everything you could possibly need for a full modern gongfu tea set up - alll in a convenient travel gear case! Modern Gongfu is a versatile, adaptable evolution of classic gongfu that skips the tea board in favor of a bowl to collect excess tea and water. This allows the whole set up to travel from room to room, on trips, to the park, etc without the bulk of a board, but with absolutely every tool for full gongfu ritual. The high-fired vitrified porcelain is made by Pengyuan Qinghua Studio to bring out the aromatics of fine tea. The set includes a gaiwan, four guest cups and one taller host cup, a tea presentation boat or “chahe,” a glass pitcher, a water bowl, a porcelain canister to protect your favorite tea, a tea towel to catch any drips, a runner, bamboo tweezers for tea cups, a bamboo tea scoop, and finally, a porcelain lid holder for your gaiwan lid to rest while you pour.
This fully-furnished, beautiful Ru Yao gongfu tea set is complete with tea board, all packed into a vintage-inspired travel case! Arrive in style with this vegan-leather luggage case carefully packed with Jie Feng studio’s adorable Ru Gaiwan and four matching cups, along with a decorative scalloped tempered glass pitcher and bamboo tea tray to finish out the set up. Everything you need to enjoy your favorite teas on the go.
Jie Feng Studio creates exquisitely soft Ru glaze pottery, full of depth and light crazing. This clever brew mug packs into a protective travel case to bring on trips, take to work, or carry outside to the park. The mug includes a lid and strainer so the tea stays hot while steeping and so that the strainer has a neat place to rest between infusions. The strainer holes are incorporated into the form to avoid the need for a plastic strainer mesh. The gorgeous creamy blue grows deeper over time, contrasting against the crackling as the piece absorbs tea for a beautiful luster. This particularly fine Ru shows off a crystalline depth and subtlety that sets it truly apart.
Hand-painted butterfly, flowers and a hidden cat adorn this clever compact gongfu travel tea set, which includes a pitcher, infuser brew basket, three cups, and an infuser saucer that doubles as a fourth larger solo-tasting cup. The larger cup has three legs that form ears and a little nose for a hidden cat peaking out from the blue wash. Strainer holes are incorporated directly into the porcelain, with no plastic mesh used. Each cup is high-fired and hand painted by the Pengyuan Qinghua Studio in Dehua, one of the historic capitals of ancient porcelain. The whole set packs into a protective case with carabiner for the perfect active travel set up.
This lovely personal brew mug from Min Xin Tang features crystal-clear tempered glass to show off the color of your tea and the leaves as they swirl and unfold. The generous brew basket is nearly the size of the mug itself, giving the leaves all the room they need to infuse. The wood handle and matching wooden lid provide a perfect contrast to the golden leaf motif and glass. The lid is lined with stainless steel to act as a saucer for your brew basket between infusions.
This tea set is everything you need to brew fine tea at home or to kickstart friends and family in gongfu tea brewing. This essentials collection includes a white porcelain gaiwan that is fully non-reactive for true clean flavor and aroma. Two white De Hua porcelain tea cups show off the color and aroma of your teas, while the tempered glass pitcher and stainless steel strainer make it easy to brew for a group. A traditional tea board frames your gongfu set in its own space and catches drips and overflow, collecting water in a hidden tray.
This flexible tea tray is a perfect foundation for your gongfu tea, perfectly sized for a gaiwan or teapot, a pitcher and several cups. The board will catch any tea you pour over it and the lid is removable for draining. A timeless bamboo tea tray elevates your gongfu brewing and frames off your tasting while containing leaves, water etc so you can focus on the tea.
Xiangfu delivers full-on gongfu brewing in the smallest, most portable form factor with this new set. Three cups nest inside a stylish glass and bamboo brewer with a removable porcelain strainer and top. You can control brew time by removing the strainer, and pour from the pitcher into each cup for multi-infusion gongfu. When you are done, pack it up in the durable carbon-fiber case and take it on the go.
This essential gongfu kit includes a gaiwan, pitcher and strainer to kickstart your gongfu tea brewing adventures. Pair with your own favorite cups suited to your style. The simple gaiwan at the heart of this set is a pleasure to hold and use, perfectly sized for tea tasting, while the glass pitcher is a high-quality tempered piece that can double as a brewer for green teas. This kit is designed to be the most accessible entry point into gongfu style brewing possible.
This beautiful Zhu Ni pot from up and coming artist Wang Jie shows off her mastery of classic forms, especially considering how much more meticulous craft is required to work at this small pot scale. Pots under 100ml are more and more rare as potters turn to large format work, but decades ago, small pots like this one were the classic favorite for extended gongfu sessions. This Ming Shi Qin Quan pot features a decorative fluted handle and a wide spout for a fast and controlled pour. The clay itself is ready to take on luster and patina over years of brewing.
Balance and grounding define this quintessential Jun De form, given a solid but dynamic quality in the hands of up and coming artist Wang Jie. Her work with classic forms like this is especially impressive considering how much more meticulous craft is required to work at this small pot scale. Pots under 100ml are more and more rare as potters turn to large format work, but decades ago, small pots like this one were the classic favorite for extended gongfu sessions. The thin handle complements the long curved spout and wide body. The clay itself is ready to take on luster and patina over years of brewing.
When an yixing teapot is crafted with such precise and careful geometry, the addition of gold leaf catches the light and forms a gorgeous contrast to the deep red Zhu Ni. Up and coming artist Wang Jie shows off her mastery of the Xu Pian form, capturing the grace of the wide exaggerated pot body and the off-set spout. This is particularly impressive considering how much more meticulous craft is required to work at this small pot scale. Pots under 100ml are more and more rare as potters turn to large format work, but decades ago, small pots like this one were the classic favorite for extended gongfu sessions. The clay itself is ready to take on luster and patina over years of brewing.