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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 Read more

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Six Chinese Teapots: Yixing & Hardstone

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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Vintage Chinese porcelain tea pot, celadon &  white glazed,

February 17, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Commack, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Teapot

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Handmade Chinese Zisha / Purple Clay Teapot w Artist Signed

February 20, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Chatham, NJ, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Large Chinese Moulded Yixing Pottery Teapot

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Qing Porcelain Ruyao TeaPot

March 5, 2016, 3:30 PM EST
Doral, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Two Chinese Yixing Pottery Teapots

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Arte Cinese A blue and white porcelain teapot with tray China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

February 17, 2016, 9:30 AM CET
Brescia , Italy

€140 (starting bid)

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Chinese Export 19thC. Lacquered Tea Caddy:

February 14, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Hampton, VA, USA

$475 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ming Porcelain White TeaPot

March 5, 2016, 3:30 PM EST
Doral, FL, USA

$75 (starting bid)

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A SMALL CHINESE WHITE GLAZED TEAPOT

February 21, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bear, DE, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Old Chinese Cloisonné/Tibetan Silver Dragon Teapot

February 16, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Hialeah, FL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Republic period Chinese famille rose tea pot

February 17, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Commack, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Blue And White Porcelain Teapot With JiaQing Mark

February 20, 2016, 6:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$1,200 (starting bid)

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Bronze Teapot with a Handle in Shape of a Lion, 19th/20th C.

February 25, 2016, 6:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€75 (starting bid)

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Chinese Yixing Clay Tea Pot

February 19, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Lapeer, MI, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Chinese Yixing Clay Tea Pot

February 19, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Lapeer, MI, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Chinese porcelain famille rose Teapot

February 25, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Victoria, BC, Canada

$100 (starting bid)

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Pumpkin Shaped Yixing Pottery Teapot, 19th Century

February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Vienna, VA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese porcelain famille rose Teapot

February 25, 2016, 6:30 PM PST
Victoria, BC, Canada

$100 (starting bid)

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Yixing Mushroom and Nut Pottery Teapot, 19th C.

February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Vienna, VA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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CHIENSE FAMILLE ROSE TEA POT XUANTONG PERIOD

February 21, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bear, DE, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Enamel Tea Sets

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE TEAPOT 19THC

February 21, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bear, DE, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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 Arte Cinese Yixing black teapot with mark at the base China, 20th Century

February 17, 2016, 9:30 AM CET
Brescia , Italy

€30 (starting bid)

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 Arte Cinese Yixing earthenware teapot and four cups China, 20th century

February 17, 2016, 9:30 AM CET
Brescia , Italy

€50 (1 bid)

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A Blue and White Teapot

February 18, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Fremont, CA, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Song Porcelain RuYao Teapot

March 5, 2016, 3:30 PM EST
Doral, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Hand Carved Chinese Natural White Hetian Jade Teapot

February 20, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Chatham, NJ, USA

$90 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE TEA POT

February 21, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bear, DE, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Lot of Japanese Partial Tea Set

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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Nine Small Chinese & Japanese Items

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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TETERA

February 17, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€30 (starting bid)

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A Red-Glazed Porcelain Dragon Teapot

February 18, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Fremont, CA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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Chinese Incised Light Yixing Teapot & Cover

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Chinese Republic Yixing Teapot, Buffalo Cover

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (1 bid)

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Chinese Republic Calligraphy Incised Yixing Teapot

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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Fine Chinese 3-Color Yixing Teapot

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Heavy Chinese Silver Small Teapot and Cover

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE STAMPED CHINESE TEA SET

February 19, 2016, 6:30 PM EST
Tampa, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ying Qing Ware Teapot

February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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19th Century Chinese Hand Etched Brass Teapot

February 16, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Hialeah, FL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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3 Piece Antique Chinese Silver Teapot Set

February 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$700 (starting bid)

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Collection of Chinese Teapots

February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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Chinese Heng Tao Blue and White Porcelain Teaset and Carved Wood Tray

February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$75 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$60 (2 bids)

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Three (3) Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapots

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Two (2) Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapots

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Two (2) Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapots

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Antique Green-Glazed Tea Caddy

February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Archaic Style Bronze Ritual Teapot

February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Yixing Teapot

February 19, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapot

February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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A Rare Yellow and Blue Glazed Dragon Teapot

February 18, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Fremont, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Celadon Porcelain Teapot

February 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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