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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Two Small Blue and White Porcelain Covered Teapots

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2885BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 19, 2016 11:00AM


Two Small Blue and White Porcelain Covered Teapots, China, both possibly 18th century, one, bulbous rectangular form with raised rectangular mouth, resting on a raised rectangular foot, right angle handle and short S-shape spout, decorated with floral and foliate motifs, some in shaped panels; and one globular form with raised neck and foot, C-shape handle and L-shape spout, decorated with scholar's accoutrements and auspicious symbols, the domed cover with three patterned bands and a lotus knob on top, six-character Jiajing mark on base, ht. to 4 1/2, wd. to 6 1/8 in.

Provenance: The descendants of Dudley L. Pickman (1779-1846),and Charles G. Loring (1828-1902) of Massachusetts.
Estimate $500-700

chips from glazing flaws to rectangular one, harline crack to the spout of globular one, both with some glazing flaws including clay impurities, bumps, and pockmarks.

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Charles G. Loring, Dudley L. Pickman, China