Lot 260. A Yixing teapot and cover. Height 4 3/4 in., 12 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 370,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's.
with gently bulging sides tapering towards the recessed base, set with a short spout opposite the loop handle, the base incised Chongzhen renwu nian Yongqing zhi (made by Yongqing during renwu year of Chongzhen' reign, corresponding to 1642), the low domed cover surmounted by an oval knop.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art, New York, 17 march 2015, 02:00 PM