Sale 17838
Contemporary Clay: Yixing Pottery from the Irving Collection
Online 19 - 26 March 2019
Sale total including buyer's premium:
USD 639,000
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Christie’s New York is honored to present Contemporary Clay: Yixing Pottery from the Irving Collection, comprising 68 teapots, figures and objects made by well-known Yixing pottery artists.

Florence and Herbert Irving, known for their great eye for exceptional quality in art and form, appreciated the unique charm of contemporary Yixing ware. Steeped in earlier Ming and Qing traditions while drawing creative inspiration from nature and the daily life, each potter has a distinct style.

The Contemporary Clay online auction offers emerging and established collectors a unique opportunity to consider this fascinating art form and acquire works from such well-known potters as Wang Yinxian, Jiang Rong, Xu Xiutang, Lu Wenxia and Lu Jianxing.

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New York, 20 Rockefeller Center
14 March, 10am - 5pm
15 March, 10am - 5pm
16 March, 10am - 5pm
17 March, 1pm - 5pm
18 March, 10am - 5pm
19 March, 10am - 5pm
20 March, 10am - 5pm
21 March, 10am - 5pm
22 March, 10am - 5pm
25 March, 10am - 5pm
26 March, 10am - 2pm


Bidding
19 - 26 March 2019
(closing on 26 March at 10am EST)

Contact
Rufus Chen
Irving@christies.com
Tel: +1 212 636 2180

Christie’s New York is honored to present Contemporary Clay: Yixing Pottery from the Irving Collection, comprising 68 teapots, figures and objects made by well-known Yixing pottery artists. Florence and Herbert Irving, known for their great eye for exceptional quality in art and form, appreciated the unique charm of contemporary Yixing ware. Steeped in earlier Ming and Qing traditions while drawing creative inspiration from nature and the daily life, each potter has a distinct style. The Contemporary Clay online auction offers emerging and established collectors a unique opportunity to...
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