A small Yixing stoneware inscribed teapot and cover Guangxu, cyclically dated wuyi year corresponding to 1878, incised by Jin Shiheng
Lot 578
A small Yixing stoneware inscribed teapot and cover Guangxu, cyclically dated wuyi year corresponding to 1878, incised by Jin Shiheng
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,837) inc. premium

Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from private Japanese collections (lots 572-582)
A small Yixing stoneware inscribed teapot and cover
Guangxu, cyclically dated wuyi year corresponding to 1878, incised by Jin Shiheng
Of cylindrical form, set with a short spout and simple loop handle, the body incised with inscriptions in caoshu, the clay of a reddish hue. 10.5cm long.

Footnotes

  • The inscription literally translated as 'living poor but willing to spend on books; garden is too amall but willing to spare a place for planting bamboo". The inscription is cyclically dated to 'march, wuyin year of Guangxu reign of the Qing dynasty (1878)', and 'eleventh year of Meiji period of Japan', with the signature of 'Jin Shiheng at Jumondo, Tokoname.'

    清光緒 朱泥刻字小壺

    「家貧不惜買書錢,園小尚留栽竹地。大清光緒四年戊寅(1878)三月,日本明治十一年,於常滑壽門堂先生席上,金士恆作之。」

    小壺圓通身,短直流,正耳把,淺圈足,壺身以草篆刻。

    金士恆,清光緒年間紫砂藝人,生卒不詳。江蘇蘇州人,光緒年間受日本常滑地區陶工鯉江高須邀請,和宜興支護高手吳阿根,同往常滑傳授製壺及陶刻技法。
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