Song Dynasty Rooster Cups
This pair of elegant porcelain cups are limited edition designs by master artisans at the Southern Song Dynasty Kiln Museum in Hangzhou, specifically made to commemorate the Year of the Rooster last year.
Its uniqueness lies not only in the beauty of its form. Lift the cup to a light source and see the cup's radiant glow.
These cups can be used for tea drinking or bowl for eating.
The technique used in making these cups were same of that from the Song Dynasty (960-1279), the heyday of Chinese porcelain. These ceramic ware were so valued during their day that they were used as tribute and yearly taxes to the imperial court.
In terms of technical expertise, inventiveness, and aesthetic perfection of glaze and shape, the Song period stands unrivaled for the quality of its ceramic ware.