An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'lion' teapot and cover Qing dynasty, signed Han Zhen
Lot 609
An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'lion' teapot and cover Qing dynasty, signed Han Zhen
Sold for HK$ 212,500 (US$ 27,419) inc. premium
Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 585-640)
An Yixing stoneware 'famille-rose' enamelled 'lion' teapot and cover
Qing dynasty, signed Han Zhen
Of large globular form flanked by a handle and spout, the exterior enamelled with four phoenix amongst lotus scrolls in brilliant colours, the cover with an interlocking mechanism surmounted by a larger Buddhist lion pouncing on a small one, two-character zhuanshu mark in the inside cover.
29cm long.

Footnotes

  • Born in 1805, Han Zhen is a native of Yixing who produced teapots during the Qing dynasty, though the name is rarely recorded in historical texts.

    Illustrated 出版:
    Ho Chien, Purple Clay. Wellington Wang's Collection of Yixing Wares, Taipei, 1993, p.97.
    何健,《紫泥 王度宜興珍藏冊》,奇園國際藝術中心,台北,1993,頁97。

    清 紫泥貼花加彩鳳穿花紋獅鈕大壺

    「漢珍」篆文方印

    壺成球體,正柄三彎流,以大師少獅為鈕,獅凸眼張口,威風八面,捏塑精到;壺身上下飾弦紋,中間有雙鳳於牡丹花間飛舞,皆以貼花形式表現,所有紋飾都填以顏色,色彩豔麗,整體大氣華美。
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