This one for David (because of his comment in the last post): See what you can do with lots of practice (and almost numb fingers). You can hold a gaiwan any way you want to pour your tea.
That's maybe also why they are called tea masters. They are not the least afraid of hot tea or hot gaiwans.
Wen Shan Bao Zhong " Terre de Chine "
6 hours ago