A melon-shaped Yixing stoneware teapot and cover, late 17th/early 18th century
Lot 578
A melon-shaped Yixing teapot and cover Mid Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 125,000 (US$ 16,128) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris (lots 571-583)
A melon-shaped Yixing teapot and cover
Mid Qing dynasty
Of compressed quatrefoil form supported on two bracket feet, applied with a 'C'-shaped handle opposite a swan-neck spout, the body finely moulded with a keyfret belt below another keyfret collar around the straight rim, the cover surmounted by a curved knop of prunus-branch form issuing leafy blossoms.
18.3cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清中期 紫泥竹段鈕海棠形壺

    壺橢圓身,呈海棠式四菱狀,花口,三彎流,正耳把,壺底承兩半月形足,壺身素面,壺蓋邊沿、頸部及器壁中間飾迴紋一周,平蓋上塑一竹段形鈕,並貼飾花葉紋。紫泥發色深沉,漿面瑩澤,整器造型獨特,淳樸古拙,別有韻味。
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