Yixing modern zhuni small Teapot
Small is beautiful
The volume of the teapot is 105 ml (10.5 cl)
It weighs 125.5 grams. The shape of this teapot is called 圆形 (Yuán xíng).
The clay is modern zhuni, a hard red/orange clay with little porosity. It was fired at a high temperature: the cover produces a high pitched sound when it touches the body of the teapot.
The details of this teapot show very good craftsmanship. The long walls under the cover are typical of ancient designs. The knob is also slightly elevated and easy to grab. The handle's shape looks like a ear.
It was made in Yixing approximately 10 years ago. It's in new condition, clean and ready to use.
This teapot has a small, single hole.
It performs best with unroasted Oolongs.
The 3 characters under the teapot are Chun Chuan Tang, the name of a brand.