An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Lot 410
An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 12,500 (US$ 1,612) inc. premium
Lot Details
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)
An Yixing stoneware 'crab and carp' teapot and cover
Early Qing dynasty
The body modelled as raging waves with a carp leaping out from the surface of the water, surmounted by a cover with a crab crouched dormant at the top.
15cm long.

Footnotes

  • 清早期 朱泥鯉魚踏浪壺

    朱泥發色古樸淳厚,壺身包漿潤澤。壺通體波浪紋,以鯉魚作把,蓋以蟹為飾,蟹殼、蟹爪描繪生動逼真,浪花卷起處成嘴,整體粗獷浩然,寓意鯉躍龍門。
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