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My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 24th 17 5:12 pm

I am told that these teapots are not fakes and not new ones
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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 24th 17 5:13 pm

williammimi70 wrote: I am told that these teapots are not fakes and not new ones
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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 24th 17 5:15 pm

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williammimi70 wrote: I am told that these teapots are not fakes and not new ones
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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 24th 17 5:17 pm

williammimi70 wrote:
williammimi70 wrote:
williammimi70 wrote: I am told that these teapots are not fakes and not new ones
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Re: My collection of old teapots

by ricegeek » Apr 24th 17 10:54 pm

wow, nice collection. Hard to say for sure, but just from these pictures, they look pretty legit. I particular like the second set of pots.

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by steanze » Apr 25th 17 3:46 am

I am quite skeptical about the first and last. For the others, I'd need to see a few more pictures...

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 25th 17 6:14 am

ricegeek wrote: wow, nice collection. Hard to say for sure, but just from these pictures, they look pretty legit. I particular like the second set of pots.
Thank you

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 25th 17 6:36 am

steanze wrote: I am quite skeptical about the first and last. For the others, I'd need to see a few more pictures...
thank you very much
The first teapot has a little bit of o provenance , it was exhibited in 1986 at Hoghton Tower The UK . So it must be made at least before this
The last teapot was bought from an antique shop in Kensington high street London . When I have time I will try to take better photos of these
Your opinions are as always appreciated 👍

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by victoria3 » Apr 27th 17 6:34 am

williammimi70 wrote:
steanze wrote: I am quite skeptical about the first and last. For the others, I'd need to see a few more pictures...
thank you very much
The first teapot has a little bit of o provenance , it was exhibited in 1986 at Hoghton Tower The UK . So it must be made at least before this
The last teapot was bought from an antique shop in Kensington high street London . When I have time I will try to take better photos of these
Your opinions are as always appreciated 👍
Just saw this post by one of our award winning ceramicists on teachat, John Baymore, thought you might be interested;
viewtopic.php?f=36&t=18676

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 27th 17 6:48 am

victoria3 wrote:
williammimi70 wrote:
steanze wrote: I am quite skeptical about the first and last. For the others, I'd need to see a few more pictures...
thank you very much
The first teapot has a little bit of o provenance , it was exhibited in 1986 at Hoghton Tower The UK . So it must be made at least before this
The last teapot was bought from an antique shop in Kensington high street London . When I have time I will try to take better photos of these
Your opinions are as always appreciated 👍
Just saw this post by one of our award winning ceramicists on teachat, John Baymore, thought you might be interested;
viewtopic.php?f=36&t=18676
thank you very much , I love collecting yixing teapots but my knowledge is quite poor and have to rely on the honesty of the sellers when I buy my teapots
I have quite a few "tuition fees " teapots in my collection :D

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by chrl42 » Apr 27th 17 9:39 am

First teapot is lovely, could be late-Qing/ROC (if lucky)..a rare one.

Last one is quite special, only reduction firing could get that color I think...

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 27th 17 9:44 am

chrl42 wrote: First teapot is lovely, could be late-Qing/ROC (if lucky)..a rare one.

Last one is quite special, only reduction firing could get that color I think...
Thank you

I am away from home at the moment, this weekend I will take better pictures and post them up. Would be grateful for your and other experienced members opinions

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 28th 17 6:20 am

I like this one very much
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Re: My collection of old teapots

by Bok » Apr 28th 17 6:25 am

williammimi70 wrote: I love collecting yixing teapots but my knowledge is quite poor and have to rely on the honesty of the sellers when I buy my teapots
I have quite a few "tuition fees " teapots in my collection :D
For poor knowledge your collections seems quite good… You are either very humble or very lucky managing so many items which are genuine from the looks of it. Most other people with limited knowledge accumulate crap only before they – maybe – find one or two gems :mrgreen:

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Re: My collection of old teapots

by williammimi70 » Apr 28th 17 6:33 am

Bok wrote:
williammimi70 wrote: I love collecting yixing teapots but my knowledge is quite poor and have to rely on the honesty of the sellers when I buy my teapots
I have quite a few "tuition fees " teapots in my collection :D
For poor knowledge your collections seems quite good… You are either very humble or very lucky managing so many items which are genuine from the looks of it. Most other people with limited knowledge accumulate crap only before they – maybe – find one or two gems :mrgreen:
Thank you Bok
My main knowledge is with antique porcelain but as far as yixing is concerned I still can't tell one type of clay to another : zhuni , da hong pao etc and then of course most importantly fake yixing clay and mixed yixing clay