This distinctively-shaped teapot features a unique glaze. Two expertly placed circular shapes cover the majority of the teapot’s body and part of the lid. The circle on the ‘left’ is a beautiful, matte finish purple color, which has a slight metallic sheen. The circle on the ‘right’ is a glossy grey-blue glaze, which accentuates the color of white grit and black fleck in the clay of the teapot’s body. In the center, these two glazes mix and react with one another to create a central dark brown color as well as an attractive fade-and-separate effect toward the edges of the circles.
The clay used to craft this teapot is just as distinctive as its glaze. It is a mottled grey-brown clay with a great deal of large-grained, multi-colored particulate mixed in. This gives the pot a nice texture, as well as a visually interesting appearance. With its 10.5 oz functional capacity and easy to hold handle, this teapot is a practical choice as well.
There are two maker’s marks under the handle, but we are unable to identify to whom these marks belong.
This is a handmade item – slight variations in the painting, colors, tooling, patterning and kiln effects of Chinese and Japanese tea wares are to be expected. We have carefully photographed this item as best as possible – please be aware that different device screens can render colors and subtle tones slightly differently.
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