Asian Art Online Auction

June 24, 2010

LOT 59

Lot 59

Two Yixing Ceramic Teapots

Two Yixing Ceramic Teapots
Lot 59 Details
Two Yixing Ceramic Teapots

The darker with handle and spout rendered as a tree-trunk with deep grooves, the body decorated with raised grapes, leaves and squirrels, two seals under lid, one on the base; the lighter raised on three bun feet, the exterior with incised bamboo and prunus decoration on one side, calligraphy on the other, the spout, handle, and finial rendered as a tree-trunk, signature beneath the lid and base
length 8.7" — 22 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $126
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Two Yixing Ceramic Teapots
  • Two Yixing Ceramic Teapots


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LOT 59

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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