An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Lot 282
An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 275,000 (US$ 35,448) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
Of square section, the short convex sides raised on a pronounced footring and rising to narrow shoulders, set with a short tapered spout, mounted with a gilt-bronze flap, connected by a chain to the mounted knop and to the large 'C'-sectioned mounted handle, the body of an even beige colour with extensive pale flecks, the base impressed with a jingxi seal in zhuanshu.
8.4cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • For a slightly larger square-sectioned teapot with matching gilt-bronze mounts and flap at the spout, see Yixing Pottery, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1981, p.173, pl. 113. That teapot differs from the current example in that it is moulded with prunus flowers, and is impressed with the seal mark Guorui.

    清早期 段泥嵌銅鎏金方壺

    「荊溪」篆文圓印

    壺呈方敦式,腹部略鼓,方口,短流,彎把,圈足,比例協調,造型古樸。壺鈕及流、把均以銅鎏金葉片鑲嵌,古樸中又添幾分雍容華貴。段泥作胎,微摻細沙,黃褐泥色中略透顯點點金黃,頗有質感。平底鈐「荊溪」二字篆文圓印。

    類似的一件貼花嵌銅鎏金方壺,底鈐「國瑞」篆文圓印,參見香港藝術館編《宜興陶藝》,頁173,圖版113.
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