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224 Yixing Covered Teapot, China, rectangular with rounded sides and D-shape handle, medium-thick walls of purplish-brown clay, decorated with incised bamboo on one side and calligraphy in oracle script on the other, the flat cover with a hat-shape knob with three steam holes, marked “Wang Mengjun” on base, ht. 5 3/4, wd. 7 in. $300-500

225 Yixing Covered Teapot, China, compressed round form with everted mouth rim, C-shape handle, and short protruding spout, mediumthick walls of purplish-brown clay, the slightly domed cover with a compressed round knob with a steam hole, marked “Gu Jingzhou” on base and the cover interior, ht. 3, wd. 6 3/8 in. $300-500

226 Yixing Covered Teapot, China, compressed globular tripod with flattened bottom, dark brown clay, bamboo-inspired design with the upper body divided into four sections with four carved bamboo nodes, one section with a carved bamboo branch with leaves, bamboo stalk-inspired C-shape handle, short spout, and ring knob, marked “Jing Xiwang zhi” on base, ht. 2 7/8, wd. 5 7/8 in. $300-500

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227 Yixing Covered Teapot, China, rounded square form in dark brown clay, bambooinspired carved designs with the C-shape handle in the shape of a bamboo branch with leaves and the spout in the shape of a bamboo shoot with leaves, slightly domed square cover, with its knob in the shape of a twisted bamboo stalk with leaves, marked “Jing Xiwang zhi” on base, ht. 2 7/8, wd. 5 7/8 in. $300-500

228 Yixing Covered Teapot, China, compressed angled globular shape, the upper body concave with a short spout at the top, resting on a raised foot, C-shape handle, thin walls of ochre brown clay with speckles, the cover in the shape of a mushroom, with an elongated c-shape knob and a steam hole on top, marked “Fan Nanxing” on base and a mark on the cover interior, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 5 in. $300-500

229 Small Yixing Teapot, China, 20th century, compressed round form with recessed base, C-shape handle, and long slender spout (chipped), the domed cover with a jewel knob with steam hole, thinly walled, red brown clay, “Hengyuan tang cang” mark incised on base, ht. 2 1/8, wd. 4 5/8 in. $200-400

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230 Yixing Dish with Nine Nuts and Seeds, China, the flat dish with an inverted rim, on a short raised foot, mark on base; the nine nuts and seeds in the shape of walnut, chestnut, peanut, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds, almond, water caltrop, etc., dish dia. 5 1/2, nuts and seeds lg. to 2 7/8 in. $300-500

231 Pair of Parcel-gilt Bronze Phoenixes, Japan, Muroe Kichibe (1841-1903), each depicted standing on a four-legged turtle with a long tail, elaborately carved with gilt and chased details, a fifteen-character mark engraved on the base reading “Dai Nihon Etchu-ju [present Toyoma-ken] Eihodo Muroe Kichibe jo,” ht. to 34 1/2 in. Note: For a similar example, see Linbou Kiryu Okimono, in the collection of Takaokashi Bijitsukan (Takaoka City Art Museum). $8,000-10,000

232 Bamboo Box with Inro and Netsuke, Japan, 19th century, the rectangular finely woven box with hand-wrought metal hinges and handles, with woven bamboo inro and wood netsuke depicting a lotus pod with moveable stamens and a wasp carved in low relief, netsuke signed in black lacquer, box size to 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. $1,200-1,800

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