九如圖 Jiu Ru Tu - Nine fish painting
九Jiu means nine and according to the ancient books 如 Ru has a similar sound as fish in Chinese. Using 如Ru to describe fish on painting, represents having unruffled luck in our everyday life, as the word 如Ru also means “according to our wishes”. In China fishes represent wealth in a modest way, where there is not only enough for now but also some left for later. A teapot with nine fishes symbolizes always having enough tea for now and some left for later. Wealth in a modest but precious way.
This beautiful teapot was made by (陳奕志) Chen Yì-Zhi, its approximate capacity is 120ml.
Dispatched from Taiwan