This cute little teapot is a ban yue form ( half-moon) with a shui ping form variation. The spout and the shape of the handle are the shui ping form and the body of the teapot is the half-moon style. This clay – jiang po ni – is a bit unusual. Minerals in the clay create the very tiny little flecks that populate the clay inside and out The color of the clay is russet brown and the mineral specks are a soft ivory tan. The teapot has been medium to high fired, and overall the clay has a warm tone and a pleasing color.
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