19 novembre 2013

An Yixing stoneware 'hanwa' teapot and cover, Jiaqing-Daoguang, Chen fu mark, possibly Yang Pengnian.

An Yixing stoneware 'hanwa' teapot and cover, Jiaqing-Daoguang, Chen fu mark, possibly Yang Pengnian. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The slightly bulging cylindrical body with lipped mouth and footrim, raised on a recessed base and flanked by a short spout and a 'C'-shaped handle, the gently domed cover with a central arched knop decorated with a sunken four-lobed haitang engraving, the exterior lightly incised with a continuous riverscape scene of a figure laying in rest on a sampan by willow trees, the main facade of the cover... [Lire la suite]