An Yixing stoneware reticulated 'bamboo' teapot and cover
Mid Qing dynasty
Of octalobed form, intricately modelled as eight stems of bamboo, all finely reticulated with carved openwork in bamboo design, applied with bamboo-shaped handle and spout, the circular cover skilfully fitted to the flat upper section, surmounted by a reticulated bamboo knop, the stoneware of an attractive dark brown.
12.6cm high. (2).