In a delightful orange, this Yixing clay teapot is a refreshing and delightful addition for any kitchen with its novel design and light humorous touch. This light hearted frog on a gourd Yixing clay tea pot is hand crafted in Yixing China with fine Yixing clay, also known as zishapurple sand. Yixing clay tea ware has been in production since the fifteenth century and is valued for their distinct brewing property. Because of its smooth porous surface, Yixing clay tea ware is known to retain traces of tea with every brewing. Over time, rich and complex flavors begin to develop when tea is brewed using Yixing clay tea ware.In a charming light orange, this Yixing clay teapot features a bamboo shaped handle and a light green sprout. The lid of the teapot is crafted in the shape of a frog sitting on top of a lily pad. Giving off a light summery feel, it is the perfect teapot for collectors of unique tea pots and lovers of fine tea. With an in-built infuser this Yixing clay teapot is sure to charm the tea connoisseur with a whimsical sense of humor. This item comes packaged in a paper box and hand washing is recommended for this item.