Saturday, May 06, 2006

Yixing Real or Fake?

measurements note
4 3/8 in., 11.2 cm

of compressed globular form with a short neck, the curved spout set opposite the arched loop handle, surmounted by a domed cover with an oval finial, the reddish brown patina with a grainy texture, inscribed on the base jia chen nian da bin zhi ('made in the jia chen year by Da Bin'), old Japanese box

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