Yixing modern zhuni Yuan xing Teapot
The volume of the teapot is 132 ml (13.2 cl)
It weighs 111.7 grams. The round shape of this teapot is called 圆形 (Yuán xíng).
The clay is modern zhuni, a hard red 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 knob is also slightly elevated and easy to grab. The handle's shape looks like a ear. The flow of liquid can be stopped by pressing on the knob.
It was made in Yixing approximately 10 years ago. It has some tea residues inside the teapot, but it's clean and ready to use.
This teapot has a small, single hole.
It performs best with fresh high mountain Oolongs.
The seal under this teapot is: "JingXi".