An Yixing stoneware chess box and cover Qing dynasty, signed Shao Maolin
Lot 628
An Yixing stoneware chess box and cover Qing dynasty, signed Shao Maolin
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,834) inc. premium

Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 585-640)
An Yixing stoneware chess box and cover
Qing dynasty, signed Shao Maolin
Of compressed globular form, the wide body with flaring sides slightly curved inwards towards the flat foot, surmounted by a domed cover, the clay of a dark-reddish tone, wood stand.
15.5cm long.

Footnotes

  • Illustrated 出版:
    Ho Chien, Purple Clay. Wellington Wang's Collection of Yixing Wares, Taipei, 1993, p.284.
    何健,《紫泥 王度宜興珍藏冊》,奇園國際藝術中心,台北,1993,頁284。

    Shao Maolin is renowned for the reputation of his family's Yixing stoneware workshop during the Qianlong period. The finest quality Yixing stoneware it produced at the time was referred to by Yixing connoisseurs as 'Teapots of the Shaos'.

    清 朱泥圍棋盒

    「邵茂林製」篆文方印

    圍棋盒呈扁球體,又似缽形,蓋微鼓,棕色泥色,泥質細膩,蓋內鈐「邵茂林製」篆文方印。

    邵茂林,清乾隆年間宜興川埠邵氏宗族制壺世家,壺藝名聲卓著,有「邵家壺」之稱。形制古樸典雅,技藝純熟,壺的結構權衡比例十分規範,邵氏兄弟皆列名家之譜。
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