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Greedy toad

 

The most famous of all teapet, this classic toad is eager to be washed during your Gongfu tea sessions. If you take care of him, he will bring you health, happiness and money. 

 

What is a tea pet for?

Tea pets are very common in China: tea lovers usually place them on the gongfu cha tray and pour out the leftover tea over them.

The pets symbolize good luck, fortune and happiness; they also decorate the table and lighten up the tea ceremony.

Tea pets are made of clay, unglazed with a rough surface. They are mostly monochromatic, but fancy ones can be enriched with a few notes of colour. They are so cute that can easily become collector's items!

    • MATERIAL:  Red clay
    • LENGTH:  12 cm

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