Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris collection (lots 425-450)
Three Yixing stoneware appliqué-decorated teapots and covers
Mid Qing dynasty Comprising a teapot moulded as a lotus bud with further buds, each surmounted with a silver cover, the others rounded with appliqué decoration of cockerel amongst stylised cloud scrolls and another lobed with chrysanthemum sprays. The largest: 13.8cm long. (3).
Compare another similar similar teapot in the form of a lotus bud in Patrice Valfré, Yixing Teapots for Europe, no.216.
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