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Yixing Teapot with Raised Lion Design

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2885B
Lot:
383
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Yixing Teapot with Raised Lion Design, China, 20th century, tubular, with C-shape handle and short S-shaped spout, decorated with two pairs of shishi between two bands of ruyi clouds in bas-relief, the spout and handle with incised notches, the cover with a raised flower on the knob, four-character mark on base, two marks on the cover interior including six-character Kulong kiln mark, ht. 4, wd. 6 7/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

tea stain to the interior, 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

China, Chinese pottery, Pottery, Ruyi, Spout, Teapots, Teaware, Yixing clay teapot

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