An unusual Chinese engraved teapot and cover,
Republic period (1912-1949), of globular form, diamond-engraved and black-filled with a literatus seated under a pine tree by a fence, with an attendant to his side, dated year of dingwei, the reverse inscribed with a dedication,
13cm long (2)
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Sold for £380
Provenance: Sworders, 5 November 2013, lot 228.
Surface scratches. Rim of teapot chipped. Cover with a firing crack.
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