Large Ebony Tea Tool Set with Chrysanthemum
This is a full size tea tool set. The wood is made from ebony and is quite dense and heavy. The tools include scoop, tongs, a tool to clean out teapots or gaiwan, and a tool used to clear blocked holes in clay teapots.
The front features a carved Chrysanthemum design. The chrysanthemum flower is a symbol of purity in Chinese. On the back is a Chinese poem about losing your time watching chrysanthemum flowers at sunset.
The octagonal holder is 4.5" tall. With tools the overall height is around 9". This wood is very dense and heavy. Each piece features a unique grain pattern.