An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover  Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period, signed Wang Baogen
Lot 588
An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period, signed Wang Baogen
Sold for HK$ 20,000 (US$ 2,578) inc. premium

Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 585-640)
An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover
Late Qing dynasty / early Republican period, signed Wang Baogen
Finely potted with a short cylindrical body rising to a smaller lipped rim, one side with kaishu inscription, the other side with zhuanshu inscriptions, flanked each side with a ribbed spout and 'C'-shaped handle in imitation of bamboo, all surmounted by a dome-shaped cover with bamboo handle issuing pointed leaves, the base with an ovoid seal mark, fitted box.
17.4cm long. (3).

Footnotes

  • Illustrated 出版:
    Ho Chien, Purple Clay. Wellington Wang's Collection of Yixing Wares, Taipei, 1993, p.138.
    何健,《紫泥 王度宜興珍藏冊》,奇園國際藝術中心,台北,1993,頁138。

    清末民初 段泥竹段壺

    「寶根」篆文圓印
    「其萬年子孫永寶享」、「右仿吉金齋劉氏所藏」銘文

    壺扁圓身,高頸,豐肩,圈足內斂,其短流、正耳把及壺鈕皆以竹為飾,壺鈕處更以主業點綴,生動可人。壺身腹壁稍稍內凹,仿生竹筒形制。段泥作壺,泥質堅實,線條硬朗。壺身腹部一面刻「其萬年子孫永寶享」篆書銘文,另一面則鐫「右仿吉金齋劉氏所藏」草書銘文。

    汪寶根,清末民初宜興紫砂藝人,擅製各類砂壺,但其所製壺造型勻稱,風清質麗。汪製砂壺,常見有清末製壺名家陳伯亭之子陳少亭(1875 - 1953)的銘刻。除此之外,汪也曾為上海「鐵畫軒」製壺。
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