Essential Gaiwan

Simple white ceramic gaiwan

100ml capacity approximately

Availability: In stock

Essential Gaiwan

Tea drinker? check!
Looking for a vessel for those solo tea sessions? check!

Small gaiwan? What?!

How amazing is this gaiwan?

100ml capacity without tea, this white ceramic gaiwan is great for those solitary tea sessions.
Less chance of finger burn due to it’s wide brim and high domed lid.

Simple white porcelain with a good sized brim and hint of lotus shape in the saucer.

What is a gaiwan?

Very simple brewing vessel, hailing from the Ming Dynasty the gaiwan consists of a lid (Gai), a bowl (wan) and saucer.
Literally translates to ‘lidded bowl’.
Tea is prepared in the gaiwan then poured into a fair cup or tea cup to enjoy.

Never used a gaiwan?

Don’t worry, we have you covered.
Each Gaiwan comes with a visual instruction card, with a basic step by step guide.