A Dutch-decorated Yixing teapot and cover, c1710
Lot 579
A Dutch-decorated Yixing teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 87,500 (US$ 11,289) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris (lots 571-583)
A Dutch-decorated Yixing teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
Of rectangular form rising from a slightly recessed foot, gently curving at the shoulders, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite the swan-neck spout, colourfully enamelled with butterflies swaying amidst potted narcissuses in full bloom in between bands of dotted design, the cover surmounted by a curved knop of loop form, enclosed within a rectangular panel of alternating butterflies and asters.
17.1cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • Illustrated 出版:
    Patrice Valfré, Yixing: Teapots for Europe, 2000, p.148

    清早期 紫泥貼花加彩方圓壺

    壺方圓形身,方口,直頸,三彎流,正耳把,平蓋,雙龍首口含明珠成壺鈕,壺身四面均從肩部向下收斂,兩面以貼泥飾水仙花,壺流、把、壺蓋及壺身均加彩點綴,並繪花蝶紋。

    此壺造型簡樸,紫泥胎質較薄,色澤暗沉,然壺身彩釉繪畫風格頗有西洋韻味,或為出口荷蘭彩釉作坊後加。



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