A pair of Yixing stoneware 'conch' teapots and cover Mid Qing dynasty
Lot 406
A pair of Yixing stoneware 'conch' teapots and cover Mid Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 10,000 (US$ 1,288) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of Yixing stoneware 'conch' teapots and cover Mid Qing dynasty A pair of Yixing stoneware 'conch' teapots and cover Mid Qing dynasty
Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn collection (lots 404-417), to be sold without reserve (拍品404-417為無底價)
A pair of Yixing stoneware 'conch' teapots and cover
Mid Qing dynasty
Each naturalistically potted above a further two mini spiral shells, the main body set with two lotus stems handles, issuing a lotus bud and a lotus leaf individually at the ends, one with a cover surmounted by another small shell.
The largest: 14.3cm long. (3).

Footnotes

  • 清中期 朱泥海螺提梁壺一對

    壺作海螺形,頭尾細窄,中間橢圓形腹腔,壺底以兩顆小螺螄作足,一壺配蓋,蓋以螺螄作鈕,壺身均仿生海螺貝殼,貝殼外壁雕刻紋理並飾突出乳釘,上朔兩隻合併的蓮枝作提梁,枝頭處分別結一篇荷葉及一朵含苞欲放的蓮花,形象生動。朱泥燒製顏色鮮豔,質地緊密,使壺蓋與胎身摩擦時發出清脆聲音。
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