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I have an unusual (quite ugly) terracotta teapot and 2 cups

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I have an unusual (quite ugly) terracotta teapot and 2 cups which appears a very dark brown on the outside. Inside the teapot is a piece of paper with Chinese/Japanese writing. I wondered if this was of any value at all.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Tea pot

This is a Chinese terracotta pottery Yixing Zisha tea set from

one of the many potters in Yixing region of China, the pot

in the shape of a dragon. The set was made in the 1960's and

would have come in a fitted box with silk liner. These were and still are

mass produced by the many potteries in this region of China.

The value of the set is $50 to $75 retail.

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