Stunning Chinese Elephant Teapot with Cast Brass Monkey Finial

Up for auction is a very well made ceramic teapot in the form of an elephant with a cast brass monkey finial on the lid. Whoever made this in China had tons of imagination and talent. He measures approximately 9 1/2" wide by 9 1/2" tall and weighs a hefty 3 lbs. The detail is wonderful from the monkey to the handle to the "skin wrinkles" on the elephant (just like a real elephant would have). The enameled floral design on his body is really pretty. There's a Chinese maker's mark on the bottom. There are also number marks on one foot (including an incised 5) and on the underside of the lid (see photos). He is in excellent condition. There's only one other like him currently listed on Ebay and that seller is asking $95.00. I'm starting my auction at $31.99. Good luck. Please see all photos to truly appreciate. You won't be disappointed in this charmer!
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