Yixing Stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn Collection: Part II (lots 501-545)
Two Yixing stoneware brushpots
Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period Both similar in size and form, one potted at the exterior in the form of a continuous bamboo fence bounded at the waist in soft beige colour, the other with four floral panels on each axis in relief, both with four-character seal marks at the base. The largest: 11.4cm high. (2).
Ni Xianglin was husband of Shao Baoqin (1906-1978), the apprentice of the renowned potter Yu Guoliang of the Republican period. Ni's family workshop was launched with his wife after 1940s. Xiangji probably refers to the name of the workshop.
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