Sunday, February 17, 2013

Yixing teapots -18th/19th century

Three miniature Yixing teapots, 18th/19th century
Each of globular form with conical spout, loop handle and domed cover with knopped finial
 All with impressed seal marks -- maximum 4 in. (10 cm.) wide. (3)

Five Yixing teapots, 18th/19th century
Variously moulded with confronting dragon and phoenix, bamboo, rope motif, one with incised caligraphy, four with impressed marks -- maximum 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. (5) 

A group of Yixing pottery teawares, 18th century

Each piece of cinquefoil form, variously decorated with cream relief moulded floral decoration, comprising a milk jug and cover, a teabowl and saucer, a larger saucer, and a cup with loop handle; and a cinquefoil teapot stand, similarly decorated -- maximum 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) wide, 4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high. (5)

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