An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'bamboo' teapot and cover Daoguang
Lot 266
An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'bamboo' teapot and cover Daoguang
Sold for HK$ 81,250 (US$ 10,482) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'bamboo' teapot and cover Daoguang
An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'bamboo' teapot and cover
Daoguang
The compressed spherical body moulded with three horizontal raised bands, reminiscent of the natural texture of bamboo, applied with a bamboo-form handle and short curved bamboo-shaped spout, the skilfully fitted cover of flattened circular section surmounted by a coiled branch of bamboo comprising the knop, vividly enamelled with various luxuriant flowers and fruits, the handle, spout and knop skilfully linked to the applied bamboo leaf decoration by an applied stem, the underside impressed with a two-character zhuanshu seal, the stoneware of a rich purplish-brown.
9.5cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • The seal appears to read 'Yang Shi', who was the younger sister of the celebrated potter Yang Pengnian in the Daoguang period.

    For an Yixing stoneware 'bamboo' teapot and cover of closely related form, but without any enamelled decoration, made by Yang Fengnian in the Yixing Pottery Exhibition Hall, see Yixing Purple Clay Ware, Hong Kong, 1990, p.152, pl.67 (fig.1).

    清道光 紫泥粉彩瓜果紋竹段壺

    「楊氏」篆文圓印

    壺呈扁圓柱形,中間有弦紋三條,成竹節式,其鈕、把及流皆以竹節為飾,再由其伸展出粉彩小竹枝及竹葉,靈活可愛。平扁處繪粉彩松、竹、梅三友,壺身亦繪粉彩瓜果子花卉紋,瓜果花卉主題貫穿整件作品,充滿田園色彩。泥色深紫,粉彩鮮明,成跳躍對比。壺底鈐「楊氏」篆文圓印,楊氏仍道光年間著名壺匠家楊彭年之妹。

    另一件楊鳳年製未飾以粉彩瓜果紋的竹段壺,底部同樣鈐「楊氏」篆文圓印,藏於宜興陶瓷陳列館,詳見梁白泉、顧景舟編《宜興紫砂》,香港,1990年,頁152,圖版67。
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