An Yixing reticulated 'prunus and pine' teapot and cover
Lot 580
An Yixing reticulated 'three friends' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 75,000 (US$ 9,677) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris (lots 571-583)
An Yixing reticulated 'three friends' teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
Potted of upright circular barbed form rising on an arched square foot, each main barbed facade featuring reticulated scenes of prunus and pine trees with two wan symbols, flanked on the side with a spout issuing from the mouth of a mythical beast, the handle formed from a chi dragon clambering upwards, all beneath a straight neck with a domed cover worked in high relief with pine tree and naturalistic knop.
14cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清早期 朱泥鏤雕三友圖茶壺

    朱泥作胎,壺扁圓菱辦形身,高直頸,壺蓋鏤雕蒼松,松針鈕,高足,壺流、壺把分別塑龍首及龍身,三彎長流從龍口而出。壺身兩面菱辦形開光,於壺身交相輝映,開光內鏤雕松、竹、梅歲寒三友,圖案兩端飾「卐」萬字紋。此壺朱泥色澤優美,造型獨特,為清早期朱泥壺中可遇而不可求之佳器。

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