This all-grey teapot is inspired by the Terracotta Army figures created for the tomb of China's First Emperor in eastern Xi'an.
This cast-iron teapot takes its deep Imperial red colour from China's famous Forbidden City: it symbolises order, the perfect point in the universe and the emperor's residence.
The elegant teapots are made in China in a natural material: cast-iron. It offers excellent heat retention and has a sophisticated finish that echoes lacquerwork, frequently found in Chinese art.
The teapots have a capacity of 0.6L and come with a removable stainless steel filter. They are ideal for preparing and serving tea, and is also easy to maintain thanks to their interior and exterior enamel finish.
It is certified compliant with the Health and Welfare Notification No.370, ensuring very high food safety standards.
Before using your teapot for the first time, follow the steps below:
1 – Fill the teapot with boiling water.
2 – Wait for a minute, and then empty out the water.
3 – While the teapot is still warm, wipe the outside with a dry cloth.
4 – Repeat this process 3 or 4 times.
5 – Leave the teapot to dry naturally, inside and out, for about 30 minutes.
To preserve the quality and beauty of your teapot, follow the steps below:
1 – After using the teapot, rinse it out with hot water, avoiding the use of detergents.
2 – Dry the outside of the teapot while it is still warm.
3 – Never use an abrasive sponge to clean your teapot; instead, wipe it with a soft cloth.
4 – Always leave the inside of the pot to dry with the lid off.
5 – To avoid stains and rings, never leave water or tea in your teapot for too long.
6 – Before putting your teapot away, be sure that it is completely dry, inside and out and if possible, store the lid separately.
If you follow this advice, your teapot will remain in excellent condition and will last a lifetime.