Despite this, this is one of the better teapots from the Desaru wreck site.

This can be explained by its specialized production, mostly appreciated by tea lovers.

The (purple) clay teapots made at Yixing are made from a granular clay and therefore perfect for brewing Chinese tea.

Antique xinging teapots, old yixing teapots Medium teapot of reasonable good quality. There is a fine, short, dry surface crack (from the firing of dry clay) between the handle attachments but here is no leak during hot water leak tests.

When I’m in China, I tend to turn a lot of heads, especially in the countryside — and that’s not just because I’m a foreigner.

Following a successful shipwreck discovery, the company obtain a government permit to excavate the wreckage, and then carry out detailed marine archaeological procedures in recovering the artifacts, mapping the ship's remains and securing other data for future research.

After each concluded project and following conservation of recovered artifacts, we search for and pinpoint ruined kiln sites and compare its wasters with the recovered ceramics until we are satisfied we located the place in which the shipwreck pottery was made centuries earlier.

We encourage you to contact our Sten has spent more than forty years in Southeast Asia designing and engineering various marine structures.

His interest in Asia's pottery and porcelain eventually lead to his search and excavation of numbers of ancient shipwrecks.

As a championship sailor Sten has extensive knowledge and interest in ancient maritime trade, ships designs and construction.