Three Yixing stoneware teapots and covers
Mid Qing dynasty
Finely moulded in the shape of a melon, incised with kaishu inscription and signed Shixiong, together with other two teapots of compressed globular forms, one with two seal marks on the base and signed Shao Yuanhua, the other enamelled with peonies and butterflies with incised xingshu inscription on the base, all mounted metal spouts.
The largest: 27.2cm long. (3).