Chinese, 20th century. A small red Yixing Zisha clay teapot of globular form with acorn and leaf motif, the body raised on three feet the front two being acorn forms growing off the leaves sprouting from the back leg which is a branch form, the upturned spout also a branch form with leaves and acorns extending off it onto the body of the pot, the c-form handle also in the form of a branch, the round lid with acorn finial. Marked to underside with four impressed characters very similar to the Yongzheng imperial reign mark (1722-1735). Approximately 4.25" tall, 6" spout to handle.
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