A large Yixing appliqué-decorated teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty, signed Zheng Zijia
Potted with high shoulders extending to a spout and 'C'-shaped handles on each side, the exterior with scenes of phoenix amongst floral and leafy scrolls, the slightly domed cover with four shou character at the axis, surmounted by a compressed globular knop fashioned with a coin-like pattern in high relief.
26.8cm wide. (2).