- Tea Knowledge
Creating a space for tea is not merely a matter of choosing a comfortable corner, but also designating it for the purpose. Solid and weighty, this ceramic tray generates a microcosm for gongfu cha by elevating teapots, gaiwans, and teacups from the surface below, providing a crisp, bordered background for a variety of teaware styles, and concealing a contained reservoir for spilled and discarded tea. The subtly curved top guides tea to a simple lattice of holes into the hollow interior, which after usage can be drained by tipping the tray towards a corner outlet. Available in different glazings with varying properties:
Given the array of possible combinations, we've made the rare decision to offer each tray individually, so the exact finish can be selected from the accompanying photos.