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Chinese tea culture, tea culture in Qing Dynasty
2017/12/6 15:38:01
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In the feudal Qing Dynasty, although there have been "flourishing age", but eventually irretrievably embarked on a political and economic decline of the road. Under this new pattern, although affected by Chinese tea culture, tea drinking is more common, more popular in the Qing Dynasty, just more than 260 years, tea for only more than 10, some of them still unaccounted for, compared with the Ming Dynasty Royal status, it cannot be mention in the same breath.


However, the Qing Chi tea, love tea, tea drunk people, is not entirely in the tradition they have created in a cocoon around oneself, fresh thoughts and blooming. They are mostly fused into poetry, high perspicacity, novels, essays and other works.

Rich records of Qing Dynasty tea book, when the first "clear barnyard class notes". The book records the drinking activities of different classes. Chasi drink, "put in the pot, a bowl filled with them. There is a sitting and a drinker, a supine and a sipping. Enter the chasi, "even for a hard day, days of leisure to chasi, with two or three friends and talk Gou" persons, "who wander, Hangchow, not to waste time for unemployment but also have". The Qing Dynasty imperial tea, "tea and water resources, to be the. Before the pot, you can prepare the tea and pay for the water. On weekdays, in the teahouse "Han people are less involved, the officer to three or four, also be provided, and the cage, drag dress, Guangzhou sitting, and the rest for the Ming, people pawns miscellaneous to sit talk, didn't mind it. But there is no right to the trace of the Chinese.


Since the Qing Dynasty, the flourishing tea in Guangdong and Fujian in the south of China has been flourishing, and the flourishing of the work tea has also led to the special tea drinking utensils. If the water is Diao, fried tea kettle; made of white mud; Yixing teapot, with Tao Weijia, tea cup and tea tray for the blue and white porcelain and white porcelain tea cup, such as small walnut, as thin as eggshell, very beautiful.

At the time of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, especially in the Qing Dynasty, Chinese teahouse, as a populace drinking place, mushroomed and developed rapidly. The Qing Dynasty was the heyday of the Chinese teahouse. According to records, the famous teahouses in Beijing have reached more than 30, in the end of the Qing Dynasty, more in Shanghai, to 66. The development of tea houses in villages and towns is also no less than that in big cities, such as Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Some towns have thousands of residents, but teahouses can reach more than 100.


The teahouse is a very compelling content China tea culture, business and functional features of Qing Dynasty teahouse are the following: Tea snack food and tea, place to place. In addition to the above, the teahouse is sometimes also a gambling place, especially in the south of the south of the Yangtze River. Moreover, the teahouse sometimes acts as a "dispute referee place". "Drinking tea", have all sorts of disputes neighbourhood countryside, the two sides often invited the justice elders or middleman to reason in order to solve the teahouse. If the mediation fails, there will be light flying, strike violently when the teahouse will be changed.

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