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Tea Pets

Tea Pets

Small figures (usually unglazed ceramic) designed to sit on a Chinese tea table and have tea poured over them in the course of brewing. Over time, the unglazed ceramic figures are expected to absorb color and texture from the tea, changing in appearance and developing a lovely tea patina. Tea pets very greatly in the amount they change over time, depending on the conditions in the kiln and the materials of composition. They are often whimsical or mythic, and add unique touches of personality to your tea ware collection.



This quiet, dignified moon-headed monk is very excited to be part of your tea making process.  He is a one-of-a-kind ceramic tea pet, made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, as te..
This quiet, dignified moon-h...
$25.00
Ornate-backed Tea Animal
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This unique tea pet, a sweet, shy creature with an ornately patterned back, was made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, as tea and water are poured over this figure, it will develop a ..
This unique tea pet, a sweet...
$25.00
This unique tea pet, a pink-horned smiling creature, was made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, as tea and water are poured over this figure, it will develop a deeper hue and patina.S..
This unique tea pet, a pink-...
$25.00
This unique tea pet, a shaggy, small-eyed animal with white spots, is made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, as tea and water are poured over this figure, it will develop a deeper hue..
This unique tea pet, a shagg...
$40.00
This unique tea pet, a kitten resting in a cozy cave, is made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, as tea and water are poured over this figure, it will develop a deeper hue and patina.S..
This unique tea pet, a kitte...
$40.00
This  curious monkey is peering down from his favorite rocky perch to examine his reflection in a pool of your tea. This unique tea pet is made by Burien artist Alexis St. John. Over time, ..
This  curious monkey is...
$40.00
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