Qing YiXing Zisha Black Dotted Clay Teapot by YANG Pengnian杨彭年原矿黑星土阿曼陀室小周盘壶
There are two legendary Zisha clays: TianQing clay and Black Dotted clay. This is also the primary evidence that this teapot was made by YANG Pengnian.
Please compare with what's on the book and in the museum. It is the same clay. Made of the legendary Black Dotted Clay原矿黑星土. One of the best clays -- secondly only to TianQing clay. Please see the last picture.
Comparison with the one from the museum:
Similarity: clay, shape
Difference: calligraphy? and mark (mine is AmanTuoshi), size (ours much bigger)
size of this teapot: h60mm, diameter of opening 64mm
size of Shanghai Museum: h37mm, diameter of opening 58mm
size of Huaian Museum: h37cm, diameter of opening 44mm
杨彭年制 陈曼生铭 通高6.0cm 口径6.4cm