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This painting which shows workers securing the lids on boxes of tea being sampled inside by two men is one of a set of colorful paintings depicting the tea industry in China.
After the tea has been dried so that it is brittle and black, it is ready for the final process of sifting. The tea is screened through a sieve before it is put into storage boxes. This painting is one of a set of colorful paintings depicting the…
Among these tea-shrubs are women and children picking tea. Only the top two or three tender leaves are picked, and these must be nipped off cleanly, without bruising or breaking the stem or stalk.