Friday, February 15, 2013

Nanking Cargo - Zhuni Yixing Teapot

This teapot was discovered from Nanking cargo shipwreck.
 c1750 dated to Qing dynasty
Qinglong reign (AD1736-1795)
 Glaze degradation due to extensive immersion in seawater 
The original cover intact. 
This is consider middle size teapot with plain motif.

Period: Qing Dynasty
Condition: Excellent.
Measurement: L-18.5cm, H-14cm

No comments:

Post a Comment

Origins of An American Classic

I'm A Little Teapot (The Teapot Song) American classic that emerged in 1939 under Columbia Records actual title is "The Teapot...