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How About A Cup of Tea - From a VERY Old Teapot!
Some serious collectors swear that when comes to serious tea drinking, nothing else will do besides Yixing teapots! Made of a uniquely porous clay found only in the Yixing region, the pots come in a variety of natural colors including purple, reddish brown and blue. On Nov. 28, Bonhams will offer several 18th- and 19th-century teapots in a Hong Kong sale of pieces from the Gerard Hawthorn Collection, described as one of the world’s greatest single-owner collections of Yixing stoneware.Click here to read more about these wonderful antiquities and what makes them so special!
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