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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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AN 18TH CENTURY LIVERPOOL TEAPOT AND COVER painted

August 25, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£180 (starting bid)

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Stainless Steel Teapot with trivet

August 25, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
Lynch Station , VA, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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AN UNUSUAL LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE BRASS TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE YIXING POTTERY TEAPOT AND COVER incised

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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A GOOD CHINESE QING DYNASTY RETICULATED YIXING TEA

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£1,000 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE YIXING POTTER

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE 'EUROPEAN SUBJECT' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN TEAPOT AN

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN TEAPOT AN

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN TEAPOT AN

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN TEAPOT AN

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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YIXING LINED PEWTER TEAPOT.

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN DOUBLE WALL TEAPOT.

August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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COPY OF OLD GREEN COLOR PORCELAIN POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A FINE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TEAPOT AND CUP

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A FINE TIBETAN BRONZE WATER POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A FINE TIBETAN BELL SHAPE BRONZE WATER POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A FINE TIBETAN BARREL SHAPE BRONZE WATER POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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COLORED YIXING ZI SHA

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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GROUP OF TWO FINELY MADE YI XING ZI SHA TEA POT

August 26, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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A CHINESE YIXING ZISHA TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE YIXING ZISHA TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA STONEWARE TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$20 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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A CHINESE JADE TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A ZISHA STONEWARE TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$125 (2 bids)

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YIXING ZISHA 'XIAOYING' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'POETRY AND BIRDS' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TRIPOD TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'POETRY' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA LOBED AND INSCRIBED TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'DABIN' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'XIANYUAN' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'DEZHONG' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA OPENWORK 'FLOWERS' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA TRIPOD 'PLUM FLOWERS' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$125 (3 bids)

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YIXING ZISHA 'DRUM' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA ROUND TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'HANJUN' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'HANWA' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'POETRY' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'FLOWERS AND INSECT' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'MYTHICAL BEAST' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF YIXING ZISHA 'BAMBOO SHOOT' TEAPOTS

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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YIXING ZISHA 'BAMBOO SHOOT' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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FAMILLE ROSE 'PEOPLE' TEAPOT

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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SET OF SIXTY-THREE SELTMANN WEIDEN BAVARIA DINING SET

August 26, 2016, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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