Evan Draper wrote:There are a few tidbits in this book:
http://www.amazon.com/Yixing-Pottery-Wo ... 159265018X
It includes a diagram of 38 teapot shapes with English names. You might try cross-referencing them with the Chinese ones you have.
wyardley wrote:If you want to put the Chinese name for consistency, I think the dragon egg one would be long dan. Including tone diacritics would be helpful. And shui ping should have an 'h' in it.
I've got a book (in Chinese) which has some drawings of shapes - I'll see if I can find / scan it.