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    China Chen's Ding Ware Must be Blessed Tea Cup

    China Chen's Ding Ware Must be Blessed Tea Cup

    DING WARE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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    Must be Blessed Tea Cup is a joint product of the Prince Kung's Mansion Museum of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, China Chen's Ding Ceramic, and supervised by Beijing International Design Week. The word "Fu" inside the tea cup is taken from the character "Fu" written by Emperor Kangxi of Prince Gong's Mansion. 

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    Features

    Item Form: Ding Ware Tea Cup
    Quantity: 1 Tea Cup
    Capacity: Tea Cup 85ml
    Material: Ding Ware White Glaze
    Origin: Quyang (Belonged to Dingzhou in the Song Dynasty), Hebei, China

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    • Understand the True Meaning of Life

    Chinese Ding ware tea cup

    Felicitous and Iridescent Connotations of the Tea Cup

    The writing method of the word "Fu" implies the five character shapes of "Zi, Tian, Cai, Shou, and Fu" , which mean "many children, many fields, many talents, many lives, many blessings".

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    Auspiciousness Praised by Premier Zhou

    It is rare to combine several characters into one but smooth and natural. What is even rarer is that it is also the only "blessing" in the world that has "five blessings in one" and "luck and longevity in one". It was once praised by Premier Zhou as the first blessing in China and also the first blessing in the world.

    Beautiful Meaning of "Must be Blessed"

    Ding Ware originated in Quyang County, Baoding, Hebei Province. It was built and fired in the Sui Dynasty and is one of the Five Great Wares in ancient China. Ding Ware was praised as the best in the world in the Song Dynasty. Ding Ware and the best blessing in the
    world were perfectly combined and complemented each other, taking the beautiful meaning of "you must be blessed".

    Unsurpassable Craftsmanship and Superior Materials

    The raw materials of the product are made of eighteen kinds of earth and stone raw materials from Quyang, the origin of Ding Ware, fired at a high temperature of 1300 degrees. The safety level is 20-30 times higher than the national standard. It is resistant to tea stains and is easy to clean. This product integrates viewing, collection and practicality. Excellent for gift giving.

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      Reliable

      Large enterprises and universities cooperate in supplying

    • Chinese Ding ware tea set

      Precious

      Yield as low as 10%

    • Chinese Ding ware tea set

      Safe

      Authoritative testing, safe to use, safety level 20 times higher than the national standard

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      Collection of the Forbidden City

      Recommended by CCTV, with the highest commendation

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      Intangible Cultural Heritage

      Designated by the National Museum, the first batch of selected Chinese National Art Treasures

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      Established in 1976

      Ding Ware firing techniques protection unit, with Premier Zhou's care of
      Chen Wenzeng's team

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      Inheriting the Ancient Craftsmanship

      Fired at a high temperature of more than 1,300 degrees, the lost technique of the Song Dynasty has been restored

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    Ding Ware, the Pinnacle of Aesthetics in the Song Dynasty

    Ding Ware is presented as tribute at the Song imperial court. It is among the Five Great Wares (the others being Ru, Jun, Guan and Ge) identified by a 14th-century writer, and is subsequently sought-after by connoisseurs and collectors. Ding Ware originated in Quyang, Hebei Province. Because Quyang belonged to Dingzhou in ancient times, it was named "Ding Ware". Ding Ware zest began in the Sui Dynasty, reached its peak in the Song Dynasty, and was lost to the Yuan Dynasty. Yuan Gongyu lasted for 500 years, and was unique in the world for its decorative techniques such as carving, scratching, and printing. It is known as "white as jade, as ethereal as paper, and as melodious as a chime".

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    The Billion-Year-Old Jianci Soil Created the Most Glamorous Ding Ware in the Song Dynasty

    The unique raw material of Ding Ware is Jianci soil of Quyang formed in the Cretaceous period hundreds of millions of years ago. It is resistant to high temperatures, has good plasticity, and is of fine quality. Even if you put it in your mouth and chew it, it will not feel gritty. The secret formula of Ding Ware white glaze is composed of abundant quartz and calcite resources and unique Taoli soil near the Ding Ware site, and has obvious regional characteristics. China Chen's Ding Ceramic products insist on using original ore tires and glazes. There are ninety-nine processes of making Ding Ware. China Chen's Ding Ceramic took official ceramic from of Ding Ware in the Song Dynasty as a specimen and followed the ancient sophisticated techniques, from the selection of raw materials to the drawing, molding, engraving, glazing, and firing of each process. The warmth injected by the craftsmen is also the charm of handmade utensils. In response to the national environmental protection policy, Quyang issued a "Restricted Mining Order" to restrict the procurement and purchase of local minerals. The source of culture is abundant, but natural resources are not inexhaustible.

    Customer FAQ

    What was Ding Ware used for?

    The Song Dynasty Ding Ware produced vessels such as bowls, dishes, jars, cups, cases, vases and pots – all for daily use. One of the most important contributions of the Ding Ware was the invention of the inverted firing method.

    What is the history of China Chen's Ding Ceramic?

    In the 1970s, under the care of Premier Zhou Enlai, Chen Wenzeng led his partners Lin Zhanxian and He Huan over forty years to comprehensively decipher the process of Ding ceramic and restore and develop the lost Ding Ware skills. It is named China Chen's Ding Ceramic after the surname of Master Chen Wenzeng, and is called the founding brand of contemporary Ding Ware by the industry.

    Will my package be packed safely?

    We pack your products carefully to ensure a trouble-free delivery of your goods. We regularly ship more than hundreds of packages per month, but only a few cause problems. We guarantee our products to arrive in perfect condition. If the items from your order are damaged during shipping, we are deeply sorry but please get in touch with our customer support with a detailed photo of the damage within 30 days of your delivery. We will exchange or refund as soon as we can confirm.

    Where will my order be shipped from?

    All orders will be shipped from China. Our international shipping is offered through China post, DHL, and FedEx.