We can offer you a rare and wonderful chinese zisha pottery teapot made by world famous Zhou Guizhen.
The Tea Pot has a smooth surface, a round body and it is very fine carved with a bamboo shape handle and a bamboo shape spout.
The cover inside and the bottom center is marked with the master name Zhou Gui Zhen.
Size: 7,2'' height x 5 3/8'' bottom diameter.
Please watch a video of the artist on youtube, click youtube.com/watch?v=BZU_PNKIEgQ
Zhou Giuzhen was born in 1943 in Yixing, Dingshan, Jiangsu province, China. She started her apprenticeship in crafting Yixing pottery in 1958 at Yíxing Zisha Factory Number 1 under the tutelage of renowned masters Yin Chun Wang and Gu Jingzhou.
In 1989 she was awarded the 'Ceramic Art and Design' award by the China Arts & Craft Association. During that same year one of her Yixing teapots was added to the Nanjing Museum collection. Ms Zhou Giuzhen has earned several awards and recognitions for her work over the last several decades and has been designated a living national treasure by the Chinese government.
Several of her works are in Museum collections in various Chinese museums. Zhong Giuzhen's Yixing Teapots are highly sought after by collectors all over the world, often commanding astronomical prices at auction.