An Yixing tree trunk-form vessel; together with an yixing washer Qing Dynasty (3)

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Lot 209*
An Yixing tree trunk-form vessel; together with an yixing washer
Qing Dynasty

£ 500 - 700
US$ 620 - 870

Asian Art

18 Mar 2020, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Chinese Art
An Yixing tree trunk-form vessel; together with an yixing washer
Qing Dynasty
The first realistically modelled as a gnarled tree section, incised character to the exterior and seal mark to the base reading - Fuxing company of Pingding seal mark '復興公司', (handle possibly lacking); the washer raised on three short feet, also modelled as a trunk section, four-line inscribed seal to the base reading '直隸順天府通州奉商部獎牌楊氏自專 Zhili shuntianfu tongzhou fengshangbu jianpai yangshizizhuan', fitted box.
6cm high and 13cm diam. (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Quek Kiok Lee Collection (1921 – 2018), Singapore, and thence by descent
    The washer: Purchased from 李步鳴 Li Buming, 28 September 1972.
    The trunk form vessel: Purchased from Exhibition sale Shangri-la 14 May 1978
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