A melon-shaped Yixing teapot and cover
Mid Qing dynasty
Of compressed quatrefoil form supported on two bracket feet, applied with a 'C'-shaped handle opposite a swan-neck spout, the body finely moulded with a keyfret belt below another keyfret collar around the straight rim, the cover surmounted by a curved knop of prunus-branch form issuing leafy blossoms.
18.3cm wide. (2).