Four Yixing teapots, together with a tray and eight nuts and sweets
Lot 1533
An assembled group of Yixing pottery
Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
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Property from Various Owners
An assembled group of Yixing pottery
Including four teapots: the first of cylindrical section with an archaistic beast head spout, a loose ring lid and an impressed seal reading Zhongguo Yixing to the recessed base; the second of inverted bell-shaped body with bamboo spout, handle, and bamboo shoot finial to the fitted lid, the impressed seal reading Zhongguo Yixing; the third of compressed cylindrical shape with ribbed sides supporting a bamboo spout, handle, and finial, the recessed base stamped Liu Lanying; the last and largest of globular section incised with a blooming prunus branch reversed by a calligraphic inscription, the lid, spout and handle of gnarled branch form; together with a small Yixing dish, the top enameled in white supporting nine separately and realistically potted clay nuts or legumes [13].
5in (12.6 cm) height of largest teapot

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    the first with receipt dated October 23rd, 1978.
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