Three Yixing stoneware 'lion dog' teapots and covers
Early to Mid Qing dynasty
Of square form, the curved sides rising from a square section base, applied with lion dogs and bajixiang designs on each side, together with two other similar teapots with plain design, both with seal marks under the cover, all surmounted with recumbent lion dogs biting into spinning brocade balls.
The largest: 20.5cm long. (3).