An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Lot 542
An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
HK$ 40,000 - 60,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,700

Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn Collection: Part II (lots 501-545)
An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
The body modelled as raging waves with a carp leaping out from the surface of the water, surmounted by a cover with a crab crouched dormant at the top.
15cm long.

Footnotes

  • 清早期 朱泥鯉魚踏浪壺

    朱泥發色古樸淳厚,壺身包漿潤澤。壺通體波浪紋,以鯉魚作把,蓋以蟹為飾,蟹殼、蟹爪描繪生動逼真,浪花卷起處成嘴,整體粗獷浩然,寓意鯉躍龍門。
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