The origin of Zisha pot is in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, so it is also known as Yixing Zisha pot. It is a unique Chinese clay handicraft that integrates poetry, painting, sculpture and manual manufacturing. Because of the perfect combination of artistry and practicability, the purple sand pot can be so beautiful. In addition, the benefits of making tea and the cultural self-cultivation of tea and Zen make the noble elegant charm of the purple sand release and appear more extraordinary.
During the Hongzhi period of the Ming Dynasty, the little boy "offered to spring", figured out the gall knot on the trunk of the Ancient Ginkgo biloba, kneaded and shaped it into a pot shape, and later generations passed on "the gall pot of the tree" to the earliest purple sand pot. The little Caddy's artistic perception of nature, shaped in the chest and kneaded clay as a pot, has achieved the initial technological form of Zisha pottery. Among the four major types of "square bandit type, round different phase" Zisha pot, the shape of tree gall records the charm of nature, and Zisha pottery has its own earliest artistic mode.
Later generations summed up this forming mode, and designed the natural forms of nature, animal and plant world into a bionic pictograph teapot with relief, semi relief and other shapes, which is called "Flower goods". It is an artistic means of refining and choosing, deformation and exaggeration to show the aesthetic value of the natural form, and conform to the use principle of reasonable function, visual beauty and safe use, or use carving and pinching on the geometric form to change the natural form into the modeling parts, such as the mouth and the shape. In a word, almost all the animals and plants related to people's livelihood, such as plum, bamboo, cypress, peach, lotus, frog, butterfly, squirrel, cicada, etc., are in the modeling vision of Zisha artists, and become the theme of their beautiful imagination and happiness vision.
In history, there are many people who are good at making huahuohu, including Chen Mingyuan, Yu Guoliang, Shao Daheng, Feng Guilin, etc., and there are also celebrities such as Pei Shimin, Zhu Kexin, Jiang Rong, Zhou Guizhen and Xie manlun. There are different styles. Compared with other teapots, there are more consumers who like flowery teapots. The design and conception of huahuohu are closely related to the reality of life. In fact, this activity is the prudent choice and reception of the beauty in life, expressing the creator's calm mind and strong local feelings in pursuit, as well as the reference and emotional extension of a considerable part of animal and plant meanings in nature. Often, a work plays a more important role in the meaning of things.
This purple clay pot has an ancient and unsophisticated shape, a straight face, a clear line, a proper turning, a clean and natural cover and a good atmosphere on the body. The button cover is unique in shape, color and workmanship. Its shape pays attention to meaning, its color is true, its fine and fine, and its shaping art is outstanding. The layout of the whole utensil is ingenious, and the atmosphere, open-minded and free and easy contain beauty and harmony. It is cast into eternity by the art of Taodu kiln fire, and the literati's feelings spring out. It is rare in the world, and has an indescribable collection value and market value.