The outer side of the mug body is the most attractive part of this mug. It features patterns of waves, auspicious clouds, carp, and "Longmen" (the alternative name of the building next to the largest carp pattern), forming a picture that symbolizes progress. Carp is the theme of this mug, as it is the protagonist in the ancient Chinese myth "Carp Leaping Over the Dragon Gate," also known as "Carp Jumping Over Dragon Gate." The design concept for these patterns comes from this legend, symbolizing welcoming new challenges and opportunities, and striving for higher realms and achievements. The handle of the mug body is decorated with golden lines, making the whole mug more luxurious and exquisite. The main outlines of the patterns of waves, auspicious clouds, carp, and "Longmen" are all composed of golden lines, highlighting the theme and elements of the patterns.
The mug cover also features a the wave pattern, while the top of the mug cover is made using a gilding process, making it more shiny and dazzling. This mug cover can effectively protect the tea from being contaminated by dust and impurities. When not drinking tea, putting the mug cover on the mug can effectively prevent dust and impurities from falling into the mug, ensuring the hygiene and purity of the tea. The mug cover can also keep the temperature of the tea. The mug cover has good sealing performance, preventing the hot air of the tea from escaping, thereby maintaining the temperature of the tea. This makes the tea more comfortable and delicious to drink.
The filter adopts a porous design, making it easy to filter out tea residue. The handle of the filter is made using a gold-plated relief process, making the whole filter more beautiful and practical. Above the filter, there is a circular opening, which makes it easy to pour in tea leaves and water. The tea passes through the porous design of the filter, while the tea residue is filtered out, not entering the mug. This makes the tea clearer and more comfortable to drink. The filter of this mug can be disassembled, making it easy to clean and replace.
Finally, this Carp Leaping Mutton Fat Jade Porcelain Mug is equipped with a round mug mat with a diameter of 11cm. This mug mat can protect the table and the mug from wear and tear, while also keeping the table clean and tidy.
Overall, this Carp Leaping Mutton Fat Jade Porcelain Mug is not only a practical tea set but also an art piece. Through the combination of patterns and craftsmanship, it showcases the charm of Chinese culture and ancient myths, worthy of people's use and appreciation.