|A beautiful version of the age-old story of two fated lovers is re-created on this gorgeous 4-cup (30 oz) teapot. Made of fine bone china, the deep cobalt-blue pattern surrounds the creamy white teapot and the lid. Elegant borders on the handle, spout and rim of the teapot amplify the teapots beauty.
Originating in the eighteenth century, it tells the love story of Koong tse, a rich man's daughter, and Chang, a clerk. Koong tse's father forbids the marriage of Koongt tse and Chang, and betroths her to a rich mandarin. The lovers flee to an island, where they live happily. When Chang becomes a published writer, the mandarin finds the couple and Chang is killed. In despair, Koong tse commits suicide. The souls of the lovers are depicted as two immortal doves.
This teapot meets the standards for product safety from the U.S. FDA and California Proposition 65.
Made in China.
Microwave & dishwasher safe.