Ceramic: teapot

One globular chocolate brown yixing ceramic teapot with a large ring-shaped handle decorated with an incised scale pattern. Teapot surmounted by a lid with a removable dragon's head held in place by twine and a bilaterally symmetric knob in the form of a double spiral or cloud design. Sides of teapot feature moulded designs in low relief of a carp and a dragon respectively.
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Part of collection Alley gave to Canterbury Museum during Museum director Roger Duff's trip to China in 1956.
Dimensions (h x w): 185 x 99.63mm
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