A small delicately potted and finely enamelled and gilded Zisha clay stoneware teapot made in Yixing, Zhejiang province, China during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).
The seal mark to the base reads "hui meng chen zhi" - "made by Hui Meng Chen" (a famous late Ming dynasty Yixing potter). The mark to the base of the cups reads "kang xi nian ji" - "made during the reign of the Kangxi emperor" (1662-1722）.
Condition: excellent with no sign of use. There is a small firing crack to the mark on the base of the teapot and there are two very small chips to one of the bowls; no further damages and no restoration.
Teapot: 11cm (4.3inches) long; 6.5cm (2.5inches) high.
Cups: 2.4cm (0.95inches) high; 4.8cm (1.9inches) diameter.
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描金点彩红泥小茶壶配四茶碗一套 - 惠孟臣及康熙款