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China Old âYixingâ Republican Hat Holder

China Old “Yixing” Republican Hat Holder

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1960: Item # 1013492
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Yixing Pottery is world famous. Less famous but equally imposing is the pottery hat holder (Maotong). It was made nearly 100 years ago in a modest pottery kiln somewhere in North China, maybe in the Beijing environs maybe further North. This Maotong was made to resemble a sector of a tree trunk: it is vividly done. 28 x 14