In a tribute to Moroccan culture which considers tea a symbol of sharing, hospitality and respect, family business Sultan Tea recently created the Largest teapot ever, measuring a striking 4 m (13 ft 1 in) in height and 2.58 m (8 ft 5 in) in diameter.
The super-sized teapot was unveiled at the International Agricultural Show in Meknes, Morocco, which took place at the end of April, coinciding with the brand’s 80th anniversary celebrations.
Largest teapot Morocco portrait
The teapot has a traditional design and is made of iron, weighing approximately 1,200 kg (2,465 lb).
For its inauguration, 1,500 litres (329.95 UK gal; 396.25 US gal) and of tea were prepared using 3 kg (6 lb) of mint.
Largest teapot Morocco certificate presentation
Official Guinness World Records adjudicator Lorenzo Veltri attended the event to verify the new record.
Previously, Sanbao Xu (China) held the record for a ceramic teapot that measured 1.8 m (5 ft 10 in) in height and 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in diameter. It was created in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, China in 2006, for Lu'an Guapian Tea Co. Ltd of Anhui province.