From << Jiangnan Evening News>> February 11.2014,
From People web.2010.5.19
On May 16 ,2010 at the China Guardian 2010 Spring Auction ,One Yixing tea pot(Shi Piao pot) that were made by
Mr Gu Jing Zhou in 1948 was auctioned at 1.82 million U.S. dollars of the transaction price ,it is the best price record of Yixing tea pot auction
The bigest Yixing tea pot in this world was made by old kiln worker Mr Liu Qiao rong (59 years)in Yixing, it was fired in famous Ancient Dragon kiln,the pot's name is squirrel grape Ti Liang pot.the make time is two monthes,total weigh is more than 120 kgs,it can put tea water 150 kgs,This Dragon kiln was builded in Ming dynasty in 500 years ago.Please see the pictures
From <<People's daily >>(May 25.2006):
During Annan visit Beijing University in May 2006.Beijing University Principal Mr Xu Zhihong present one China Yixing Purple sand tea pot to Annan in May 24 2006.this pot was made by Chinese purple sand craft celebrity Zhang Honghua . After Annan attains the pot to be full of praise, extremely likes. Xu Zhihong said that, "Today gives Annan's purple sand pot, is the Chinese teapot classical design "Ti liang Shi Piao" pot, the world only has the China Yixing, Wuxi only then to have produces this kind of pot the raw material. The Chinese tea culture pursues calmly, has manifested the Chinese tradition ' and ' the cultural idea, believed the current international affairs also may ' be calm ' solve. introduced according to Beijing University, because United Nations once listed as the tea the best drinks, but China was produces the tea great nation, the purple caly tea pot for best is drunk by the reputation the tea appliance, therefore Beijing University decided delivered Annan the purple sand tea pot. On the pot engraves has "Big Cloud Temple Tea Poem" which Tang Dynasty Lu Yan does.Please see the pictures
Former China State Chairman Mr Jiang Zheming has used also the Yixing Purple caly tea pot to entertain Queen of England Elizabeth in Shanghai,China.
From <<Xing Hua Daily>> (May 12, 2006):
The large-scale sports culture activity 2008 Olympic Games Yixing purple sand began the prologue on the other day in Beijing. This activity will promote 30 sand-fired pot and 8 Olympic Games project each, the sign has 2,008 Beijing Olympic Games to symbolize, the sign will have Olympic committee meeting pennant, on the pot engraves has the Olympic Games medal winner to sign, estimated in Beijing Olympic Games period will limit the quantity to the society sends . According to the sponsor side introduced that, makes the Yixing purple sand represents "the five continents, five links sentiments" the Beijing 2,008 Olympic Games with five colour earth.
The Chinese Yixing purple clay tea pot manufacture craft will report to a higher authority the world non- matter cultural heritage ,well-known the long Chinese Yixing purple clay tea pot manufacture craft to list as "the Jiangsu Province nationality folk culture protection project", and will report to a higher authority the world non- matter cultural heritage The Chinese Yixing purple clay tea pot in the raw material, takes shape aspect and so on craft, decoration, use tea culture, machine culture connotation all is rich in the national wisdom and the creativity, is the Chinese fine tradition culture representative craft system, it manifests the technical process and the unique style have may not vicariousness, can reflect the Chinese nation the cultural creativity, the cultural special characteristic and the cultural values.
In on century 80's, the work which deceased purple sand master Gu Jingzhou's and Han Meilin cooperated auctions RMB900,000(USD112500.00) on Hong Kong.
According to "treasure collects" statistics, at present the highest auctions deal price is one "Dragon pot" that from Qian Long year,Qing dynasty ,in Jia Shi De auctions,Hong Kong 2002.it's auctions deal price is 1477000.00 Hong Kong dollars (USD184600.00).
On the fifth exposition of China Guangzhou international tea culture 2006,one yixing purple clay tea pot was public sale on the price RMB148,000(USD18500),this price is higher than five times start price.This pot call"Han Yuan Ti Liang Pot".that was made by Yixing high grade craftsman Mr Zhang Honghua.