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Yixing Teapot with Phoenix Design

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2885B
Lot:
373
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Yixing Teapot with Phoenix Design, China, 19th/20th century, rounded rectangular with carved phoenix spout and handle, oval mouth and raised round foot, purple-brown clay, decorated with a bird perched on a tree on one side and calligraphy on the other in lobed rectangular panels, in bas-relief, the domed cover with carved shishi figure surrounded with raised cloud scrolls, four-character mark reading "Chen Guangming zhi" and two-character mark "Guangming" on the cover interior, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 7 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

age wear with some stains to the interior and exterior, otherwise in good condition.


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

Phoenix, China, Chinese pottery, Phoenix, Arizona, Pottery, Spout, Teapot, Teaware, Yixing clay teapot

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