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I am trying to find information on this modern? Chinese purple clay tea pot. Can anyone translate this for me? Thank you enter image description here

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    東寶鍾製 It seems to be. – Toosky Hierot Aug 16 '18 at 1:59
  • thank you. google says that means Dōng bǎo zhōng zhì in pinyin. After a lot of google searches I am wondering if it is just the name of the person or company and can't really be translated into english. I was trying to date the purple clay teapot, or find out more about when and where it was made. Sure it is modern, but thought maybe mid century. thank you so much for your help – Barbara Swanger Endzel Aug 16 '18 at 2:32
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    In Simplified Chinese: 东宝钟制. – xbh Aug 16 '18 at 5:22
  • @BarbaraSwangerEndzel It may be 鍾東寶製, if read clockwise. I ve done some google searches too but there isn't much info. I guess the maker is infamous or unimportant. – Toosky Hierot Aug 16 '18 at 8:13
  • @BarbaraSwangerEndzel, yes, this style of arranging characters in a block like this is very typical of East Asian Seals: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seal_(East_Asia) – Trevor Kafka Sep 22 '18 at 23:05

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