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Chinese Teapots & Tea Sets

The drinking of tea has been an important part of Chinese culture for millennia. The origins of tea are said to date back to 2737 B.C., but the recorded practice of drinking tea dates back to the first century B.C. Since that time, the Chinese have long contemplated and perfected the art of tea drinking. In order to release the perfect flavors in a tea, the Chinese stressed the importance of having a good teapot.

Most traditional Chinese teapots were made of clay. This clay teapot went unglazed and was not universal. High-fired and less porous clay teapots were used for any kind of tea, but ideal for green, white, and oolong teas. Low-fired and more porous clay teapots were only used for black or red teas. Because the clay pots were unfired, the flavors of the tea would intentionally... Read more

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A Blue and White Oriental Teapot With Brass Handle and 4 Cups

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Yixing Teapot / Cup Set With Undertray. Signed

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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Asian Carved Tea Pot with Elephant Spout

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$25 (2 bids)

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Asian Carved Pottery Tea Pot

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Oriental Teapot

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Oriental Teapot

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Oriental Teapot with lid holder

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Oriental teapot

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$30 (2 bids)

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Oriental Teapot

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
WILMINGTON, MA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Glazed Elephant in Form of Teapot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Carved Pewter Tea Pot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Porcelain Tea Pot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Metal Tea Pot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Old Chinese Carved Pewter Teapot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Famille Rose Teapot

April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM CST
Houston , TX, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Pewter Tea Caddies

April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM CST
Houston, TX, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Pair of Samson Chinese Export Style Tea Caddies

April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM CST
Houston, TX, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Silvered Tea Canister

May 1, 2017, 6:00 PM AEST
Cheltenham, Australia

AUD500 (starting bid)

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(Asian antiques) Yixing teapots

May 1, 2017, 7:15 PM CET
Groningen, Netherlands

€20 (starting bid)

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Four Chinese cloisonné items, comprising two vases, a teapot and a matchstick holder

May 2, 2017, 12:00 PM AEST
Armadale, Australia

AUD240 (starting bid)

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An Eighteenth Century Chinese Porcelain Tea Pot decorated with figures and tea bowl

May 2, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
Exmouth, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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A famille verte porcelain caddy, China 19th century.

May 2, 2017, 7:00 PM WET
Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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A porcelain famille noir teapot and ditto sauceboat, China, 19th century.

May 2, 2017, 7:00 PM WET
Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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Ensemble de six théières

May 4, 2017, 12:00 PM CET
Genève, Switzerland

CHF500 (starting bid)

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JUEGO DE TÉ CHINO DE OCHO SERVICIOS

May 4, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€120 (starting bid)

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JUEGO DE TÉ FRANCÉS ESTILO CHINESCO DE CUATRO SERVICIOS

May 4, 2017, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€120 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Fengshui Bronze Dragon Phoenix Tea Pot

May 4, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Port Alberni, BC, Canada

$375 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE YIXING POTTERY TEASET comprising off teapot, teabowls, saucers etc. (qty)

May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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A SMALL CHINESE STONEWARE TEPAOT decorated with flowers. 10 cm wide.

May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE YIXING POTTERY TEAPOT AND COVER decorated in relief with dragons. 18.5 cm wide.

May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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RED YIXING TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Online, PA, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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Allertons Gaudy Welsh Oyster Pattern China

May 5, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'XIANG JUN' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TRIPOD TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'BAMBOO' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'MYTHICAL BEASTS' TRIPOD TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'DEZHONG' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TRIPOD TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA CYLINDRICAL TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA SQUARE TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TRIPOD TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'POETRY' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'LINGZHI' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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WANG NANLIN: YIXING ZISHA STONEWARE TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'POETRY AND BIRDS' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TEAPOT WITH LIFTING HANDLE

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA RECTANGULAR TEAPOT WITH INSCRIPTION

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'CHAIRMAN MAO' TEAPOT

May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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