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Yixing Teapot with Faux Cinnabar Exterior

Auction:
2974T
Lot:
1677
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2974T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Yixing Teapot with Faux Cinnabar Exterior, China, compressed globular with C-shaped handled and a short spout, the exterior covered with lotus scroll design in red lacquer, the cover with a lingzhi mushroom inspired knob with steam hole leading to an interior animal head, ht. 3 7/8, dia. from spout to handle 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $100-200

surface scratches and stain to lacquered surface.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Ceramic art, Chinese pottery, Kitchenware, Lingzhi, Pottery, Spout, Teapots, Teaware, Visual arts, Yixing clay teapot

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