Stoneware known as “light stoneware” was used for this pouring teapot, fired in a kiln on wood at a temperature of 1250°C. The external decorative glaze, known as “snakeskin”, is formed by a compound of magnesium and feldspar. Thanks to the very fine particles of magnesium, after coating in several layers the surface cracks during the drying process. Upon firing at 1250°C the structure is further emphasised and a very striking glaze is created. “Yellow salt” is from the workshop of the author was chosen for the interior surface of the bowls and the teapot.