An Yixing 'prunus trunk' teapot and cover
Late Qing dynasty, signed Yu Feng
Naturalistically potted in simulation of a section of a prunus trunk with the natural crevices vividly depicted, carved in high relief with a flittering bat flying next to the gnarled bamboo branches forming the handle on one side and a spout issuing foliated tendrils on the other, the flattened cover surmounted by a branch with luxuriant flower buds constituting the knop, a classic foliated scrolls enclosing a two-character and Manchu seal mark at the base, the clay of reddish hue.
18.8cm wide. (2).
HK$ 30,000 - 50,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,400
£2,500 - 4,200
Chinese Works of Art
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