A Mansheng-type Yixing stoneware 'drum-bell' teapot and cover
Jiaqing/Daoguang, signed Yang Baonian
Firmly potted on a wide recessed base, the sides inward-splaying towards a flattened top, the sides flanked with a 'C'-shaped handle and a short spout, the cover surmounted with an arched knop, the exterior carefully incised with a series of kaishu inscriptions, the base impressed with a three-character zhuanshu potter's seal mark, the stoneware dark brown with a hint of grey.
14.8cm wide. (2).