Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris collection (lots 425-450)
Four Yixing stoneware 'chrysanthemum' teapots and covers
Late Qing dynasty Each of compressed globular form, the fluted body moulded in the shape of chrysanthemum petals, two with two tiers interlocking each other, one cover mounted with mental band around the rim. The largest: 22.8cm long. (4).
For a similar but smaller chrysanthemum-petal teapot dated to the Guangxu reign (1875 - 1908), currently preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Zisha Wares in the Palace Museum, Beijing, pl.68, p.132.
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