Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris collection (lots 425-450)
A group of Yixing stoneware scholar's objects
Republican Comprising a tea jar and cover, a taiji brush washer and a chi-dragon brush washer, a compressed globular waterpot with sharp edges at the waist, together a set of five bowls, all enamelled to the interior with crackled-white glaze, various applied and incised decoration. The largest: 17cm diam. (9).
The elaborate 'ding'-shaped seal is identified as the registered trademark of the Yixing studio owned by Wu Hanwen who employed renowned Yixing masters to work for the workshop during the early Republican period.
「金鼎商標」 「振華出品」 「POTTERY MADE IN CHINA, CHEN TI HU CO」
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