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Lot 199: Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century

Art and Asian Antiques

by Oakridge Auction Gallery

12 November 2016

Vienna, VA, USA

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  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
  • Yixing Mushroom & Nut Teapot, 19th Century
   
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Description: Chinese Yixing teapot from the 19th century. This whimsical Yixing teapot is covered with carved nuts, a carved mushroom, and a carved lotus root. The carved mushroom is inverted and acts as the cover, the carved lotus root forms the spout, and the carved water chestnut forms the handle. The feet are also in the form of nuts. One of the feet is a carved lotus with seeds. The intricately carved seeds move within the lotus. The interior of the lid has a seal mark. Dimensions are 6 3/4 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches wide. All measurements are approximate. Condition: The interior rim of the cover is chipped. Otherwise, it is in good condition. Provenance: From an upstate New York estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/zaKyig0WEHE/

Condition Report: The interior rim of the cover is chipped. Otherwise, it is in good condition.

Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/zaKyig0WEHE/

Provenance: From an upstate New York estate.

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