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Yixing Teapot with Carved Sage Figure

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Yixing Teapot with Carved Sage Figure, China, tubular, with rounded shoulder, branch-inspired C-shape handle, and straight spout, dark brown clay, the carved figure situated in an openwork niche with molded peaches and leaves, the slightly domed cover with peach-shaped knob and leaves, a raised mark reading "Shi Dabin zhi" (1573-1648) in a square cartouche on base, impressed mark on the cover interior, ht. 3 7/8, wd. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

normal wear and tear, surface dirt.


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, Porcelain, Pottery, Teapot, Teaware

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