As simple tea farmers, we have loved pigs for generations, but we never understood what the ham hock they have to do with tea until we met this teapot. We suppose some people feel piggish about their tea, and are often kind of snobbish to deal with. We prefer to be just the opposite. We believe that tea should be enjoyed and shared with your friends but we suppose some people are just too crotchety. Smile! This cutely grumpy teapot should turn that frown upside-down.
This teapot is made with Taiwanese red clay and features a mother pig with her baby piglet riding on her back. She has stumpy feet and her tail is gorgeously curly. Tea will spurt out of her snout when poured!
She makes a perfect gift for pig lovers, frogs in love with pigs, people who for some reason decided to associate the word 'pig' with 'tea', and people born in the year of the pig (just like mr. tim, one of our founders).
The colour of this teapot is Landrace Red Brick, because our childhood taught us that pigs are safer from big bad wolves when they live in brick housing. Her pig belly can be filled with approximately 300 mL of water for tea which you could enjoy all by yourself. However, we know you have other pig lovers in your drove to share with, so you can add our mini-teacup option so they can enjoy as well. Do you want to make sure your piglet-lid doesn't squeal off down the street? Add our hand-tied ribbon option to the top and she will stay tethered to her mommy sow's tail.
This Marulin teapot comes from Mrs. Li's small teapot factory in Yingge, Taiwan. Yingge, a small city outside of Taipei, was recognised as one of two earliest industrial areas for pottery, according to the literature from the era of the Japanese colonial period.
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