A square Yixing stoneware teapot and cover
Lot 581
A square Yixing teapot and cover Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period, signed Xu Licheng
HK$ 40,000 - 80,000
US$ 5,200 - 10,000
Lot Details
The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris (lots 571-583)
A square Yixing teapot and cover
Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period, signed Xu Licheng
Of square form rising from the V-shaped foot at each angle, applied with a swan-neck spout and a 'C'-shaped rectangular handle, the skilfully fitted cover of flat rectangular form surmounted by a small square knop, one side with moulded inscription in clerical or lishu style, the base with a zhuanshu square seal mark, the clay of a rich reddish-brown tone.
18.9cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清末民初 朱泥詩文方壺

    「宜興」
    「立成」

    壺正方身,三彎方流,折方把,平蓋方鈕,平底承犴門,壺身一側壓印詩句「石盾元章袖裡出,詩從摩詰畫中來」,落款「文義」。壺底鈐「立成」篆文方印,蓋內鈐有「宜興」小印。整壺造型協調,氣韻穩重,剛直遒勁。晚清時期,金石風氣盛行,文人壺式亦多興磚文瓦當風格為飾。

    許立成,清末民初紫砂名師,最擅長製方形砂壺。此方壺調泥精細,成形規整,棱角分明,為其典型作品。
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