Yixing modern zhuni Lixing Teapot
Volume: 120 ml (12 cl)
Weight: 94.8 grams
The shape of this teapot is either called 梨形 (Lí xíng). The clay is high quality modern zhuni, a very 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 good craftsmanship. The long walls under the cover are typical of ancient designs. The spout is curved like a woman's leg. The handle looks like a human ear. The knob is easy to grab. This teapot was made over 10 years ago. This teapot has a small, single hole. It performs very well with unroasted Oolongs. The scents of the tea come out strong and bright. The small stamp under the teapot is "Jingxi Baowan" with Jingxi the ancient name of Yixing.