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authentic yi-xing teapot

updated sun 5 nov 00


priddy on sat 4 nov 00

Those tea pots are supposed to develop a patina over time and use.
The one you buy "new" sohuld not look interesting at all except for
the design of the pot. It is your interaction with the burnished =

clay over time and tea that will affect the color.

If it has cold finishes or any color other than the clay color on the =

inside, in my opinion, it is not authentic. I got mine in Beijing two
years ago and it is working towards an interesting color. It is not =

there yet.

buyer beware indeed.

respectfully submitted,
elizabeth priddy

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