A large Yixing stoneware applique-decorated 'squirrel' teapot and cover, c.1700-25
Lot 576
A large Yixing stoneware appliqué-decorated 'squirrel' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 62,500 (US$ 8,056) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris (lots 571-583)
A large Yixing stoneware appliqué-decorated 'squirrel' teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
Of globular form rising from a slightly recessed foot, applied with a loop handle set opposite a swan neck spout of gnarled branch form, crisply appliqué-decorated with six squirrels playing and feeding on luscious grapes issuing from leafy foliages, the cover surmounted by a finial in the form of playful squirrel.
23cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清早期 紫泥貼花松樹葡萄紋大壺

    壺圓身,樹幹形三彎流及正耳把,底微凹,壺身以貼泥技法裝飾,從壺把一端延伸貼飾葡萄蔓藤,六隻松鼠於蔓藤間採食葡萄。壺蓋鈕亦塑成一隻蹲臥屈身松鼠作撓痒狀,生動可愛,玲瓏討喜。紫泥胎質,窯火得宜,包漿瑩潤,為早期大壺中難得之完整品。

    此類大壺器形較大,燒造困難,極容易出現窯裂和變形等現象,成品率相對較低,細觀此壺,貼泥紋飾中葉脈及松樹皮毛均作細緻雕刻,實為難得佳器。
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