A large Yixing stoneware 'prunus' teapot and cover
Lot 565
A large Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover Republican period
Sold for HK$ 740,000 (US$ 95,419) inc. premium

Lot Details
Yixing stoneware from a private Asian collection (lots 554-566)
A large Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover
Republican period
Naturalistically potted in the form of a tree trunk, the 'C'-shaped handle formed from a downward twisted branch further issuing blossoming prunus flowers, the spout also resembling a tree branch extending from the thick trunk, the matching cover ending in a gnarled knop.
39.1cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • 民國 紫泥梅樁式大壺

    大壺呈梅樁形,壺鈕亦作梅莊式,壺身其中一細長枝幹作壺流,另一彎曲枝幹作正耳把,枝幹上梅枝盤繞,梅花盛開,梅樁上大小樹洞,老幹新枝,生動逼真,質感強烈,是仿生宜興紫砂器中大件但仍保留細膩刻畫之佳作。
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