Yunnan Tea Brick
Overview of Yunnan Tea Brick
This decorative brick of compressed Yunnan black tea makes a great display and conversation piece. This was the most commonly produced and used form of tea in ancient China prior to the Ming Dynasty. This type of tea was compressed into brick form for ease of travel across the land. The teas was broken off the brick and then added to boiling water to brew.
Dimensions are 4.5 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide