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Tujian lacquer tea sets usually consist of a teapot with four cups stored in a round or rectangular tea tray. The pot, cup, and tray are usually one colour, mostly black; there are also yellow-brown, brown-red, and dark green colours, integrating painting and calligraphy with profound cultural implications. They are light and beautiful, with bright colours and bright mirrors that reflect the people. They are also not afraid of water immersion, can withstand temperatures and acid-base corrosion. In addition to their practical value, Tujian lacquer tea sets also have a high artistic appreciation value and are often collected by connoisseurs. Lacquerware tea sets originated in the Qing Dynasty and were mainly produced around Fuzhou in Fujian Province.
Lacquerware tea sets originated in the Qing dynasty and were mainly produced in the area of Fuzhou in Fujian. The lacquerware tea sets produced in Fuzhou are colorful, including “Porcelain Sands Sparkling”, “Golden Thread Agate”, “Yuebian Gold Threads”, “Imitation Porcelain”, “Carving and Filling”, “High-relief Carving” and “Inlaid Silver” etc. After creating new techniques such as red gem-like “Chijin Sand” and “Dark Blossoms”, it is even more vivid and attractive. Famous lacquerware tea sets include Beijing relief lacquerware, Fuzhou de-foaming lacquerware, Poyang de-foaming lacquerware which are all produced in Jiangxi province, they all have unique artistic charm. Among them, those produced in Fujian are particularly colorful, such as the de-foaming lacquerware with “Porcelain Sands Sparkling”, “Golden Thread Agate”, “Imitation Porcelain”, “Carving and Filling” etc. It has the characteristics of being light and beautiful with bright colors that can be resistant to heat and acidity; this kind of tea set has a more functional artistic piece.