Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers Early Qing dynasty
Lot 436
Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers Early Qing dynasty
HK$ 75,000 - 100,000
US$ 9,700 - 13,000

Lot Details
Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers Early Qing dynasty Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers Early Qing dynasty Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers Early Qing dynasty
Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris collection (lots 425-450)
Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers
Early Qing dynasty
Of compressed globular form, the plain body set with a swan-neck spout, surmounted by a domed cover, the base with a seal mark reading qing de tang, the clay of a beige hue; the other applied with lion, bat and wan symbol designs to the sides, other applied in a buff colour on the brown body with peach flower sprays.
The largest: 20.5cm long. (3).

Footnotes

  • Illustrated (middle) 出版(中):
    Patrice Valfré, Yixing Teapots for Europe, p.168, no.18

    The name of Qing de tang, or The Studio of Purified Virtue appeared on scholar's objects and Yixing stoneware from the first half of the nineteenth century onwards and was probably borrowed from the studio name of the Qing dynasty scholar and connoisseur Song Luo (1634-1713).

    清早期 宜興茶壺三件

    「清德堂」

    一壺以段泥製,壺身素面,壺底鈐「清德堂」篆文方印;一壺圓身,銀製壺流、壺把及壺鈕,壺身以貼花飾獅子繡球蝙蝠紋;另一壺圓鼓身,壽桃作壺鈕,壺身及壺鈕周圍以淺色泥貼泥飾桃花。

    「清德堂」爲清初文物鑒賞家及學者宋犖(1634-1713)之堂號。宋犖,字牧仲,號漫堂,又號津山人,晚號西陂老人。河南商丘人。宋權子,以萌仕官至吏部 尚書。博學嗜古,工詩詞古文,與王士禎齊名。善水墨蘭竹,超妙工致。精鑒賞,收藏名迹甚富,愛好壺藝。《陽羨砂壺圖考》載:「牧仲曾游宜興東坡書院,前有 石坊,題曰『東坡先生買田處』,牧仲中丞手筆也。並曰『砂壺』傳器,有『清德堂』篆印者,相必爲宋犖游宜時所定制。」
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