Yixing Teapot with Phoenix Design
Yixing Teapot with Phoenix Design, China, 19th/20th century, rounded rectangular with carved phoenix spout and handle, oval mouth and raised round foot, purple-brown clay, decorated with a bird perched on a tree on one side and calligraphy on the other in lobed rectangular panels, in bas-relief, the domed cover with carved shishi figure surrounded with raised cloud scrolls, four-character mark reading "Chen Guangming zhi" and two-character mark "Guangming" on the cover interior, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 7 5/8 in.
age wear with some stains to the interior and exterior, otherwise in good condition.
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