China Ancient Handicraft: Lofty Mountains And Flowing Water Teapot
Size: total height 15cm, body of teapot 7cm, Diameter of teapot
Lofty Mountains And Flowing Water is a China idiom which is
compared to confidant.
In Spring and Autumn period of china history, there was an adept in
playing the dulcimer. His name is Bo Ya. In his youth, he was very
intelligent and curiousness. He had learned from an excellent
expert, but always felt that he could not to express his various
feelings by a superb way. After knew his idea, his teacher brought
him to Penglai on the shore of Donghai Sea. He appreciated the
beautiful natural scenery, harkening to the sound of sea waves. In
such beautiful surroundings, as if Bo Ya was in a wonderland. A
fantastic sense arose inside of him, he could not help himself
playing a music. Put all himself into his music, he experienced an
unprecedented perfection. His teacher told him: "You've got it".
One night Bo Ya was on board, seeing the bright moon and feeling
the soft wind. That sense arose inside of him again. Then he again
began to play this music, gradually went into his own world.
Suddenly one cheers came from the bank, Bo Ya saw a woodman stood
there. Bo ya knew this man understood his music, invited him onto
his board and went on playing. When Bo Ya played high mountain, the
man said: wonderful, grand and grave, like the could-kissing
mountain; when he played river, the man said: terrific, broad and
mighty, like the billowy river. Bo Ya could not keep his feeling
said: you are right my confidant. This man named Zhong Ziqi. They
promised to meet right here next year. The time came. Bo Ya came
here, but could not find his friend, and was told he had died. It
was too sorrow for him to bear. He found Zhong Ziqi's tomb, sat in
front, played his dulcimer. After finished, Bo Ya said: you left,
whom I would played for, then broke his beloved dulcimer into
Since then, people use this story to refer to that it is so
difficult to find profound friendship.
Meawhile, this famous music is named Lofty Mountains And Flowing
This tin engraving, high handle with smooth line to mean the lofty
mountains, and the body of teapot,with round and mellow shape to
express the flowing water. This works is the best gift to one's
It is made of Tin. Tin's colour is Silver Luster. The purity of tin
is 99.9%. It is handcraft made completely by hand.
It is really rare works for collection and appreciation. It also
has the function of health care to use in daily life. The metal of
Tin is hardly oxidized. It is non-toxic and without metal smell. It
can even absorb some impure substances and purify water.
If you really like it, please take this Chance. I can only supply 5
pieces for one kind works, and no more same works will be made.