Produced by Zhang Jin Rong, a bamboo craftsman from Taiwan.
The design of this teapot holder is inspired by the bamboo chairs bamboo craftsmen sit at work.
It is simple in style but rich in function, ingenious in design and unique in color, indicating exquisite workmanship and the producer’s determination in making delicate art, making an ideal tool at any Chinese tea ceremony.
Size: 110 x 168 x 120 mm
Zhang Jin Rong was originally engaged in the aquarium industry. The opportunity for him to enter the industry of bambooware making was the time that he passed by a bamboo shop by chance to take pictures out of curiosity. He found himself very interested in bamboo craftsmanship and wanted to become an apprentice. He then visited the shop again with his own tools, and finally started his apprenticeship after seeking consent from the store owner.
His master emphasised on fundamental skills and required Zhang to make sixty small bamboo chairs as practice, before he could start crafting other bamboo utensils. After four years of apprenticeship, Zhang established his own studio in Xinying, Tainan. Aspiring for perfection, he prefers to hand-pick and chop bamboo by himself in order to identify the most suitable materials.