An Yixing stoneware polished teapot and cover
Late Qing dynasty
Of compressed globular form applied with a tapering spout, the body fixed with a metal lugged handle, surmounted by a shallow domed cover, the knop and rims mounted with metal, the base impressed with a two-character gongju mark, the stoneware of an attractive mottled beige colour, smoothly polished at the exterior of the vessel.
13cm high. (2).