Sunday, 28 July 2013

Wu Yaoting's (胡耀庭) masterpiece

Wu Yaoting (胡耀庭), a Yixing native who was an active potter in the 20the century. was famous for his square teapot.

There is a square teapot by Wu in Alans Museum. This piece was acquired in the late 80s in a antique shop in Singapore. The handle is made of brass. There is a picture of a scholar engraved on the front side of the teapot. The word Yaoting was engraved on the inside cover of the teapot.
Teapot by Yaoting of the 20th century


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