Teapot thumbnail 1
Not currently on display at the V&A


1780-1880 (made)
Place of origin

Round teapot encrusted with a variety of nuts, with the lid as a mushroom.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Lid
Materials and techniques
Stoneware, hand built
Brief description
Yixing ware. Teapot, with nut decorations, Wang Zhiyuan mark, Yixing, China, 1780-1880,
Physical description
Round teapot encrusted with a variety of nuts, with the lid as a mushroom.
  • Diameter: 14.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Wang Zhiyuan' impressed near spout
Credit line
W.H. Cope bequest
Object history
Bequeathed by Mr. W. H. Cope, accessioned in 1903. This acquisition information reflects that found in the Asia Department registers, as part of a 2022 provenance research project.
Bibliographic reference
Rose Kerr, Yixing Wares in the V&A, Orientations Oct 1983.
Accession number

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Record createdAugust 23, 2005
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