Famille Rose Teapot and Cover, Yongzheng (1723-35)
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Chinese famille rose teapot and cover, Yongzheng (1723-35) of moulded form, decorated with cockerels at a riverbank among flowering prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, the loop handle with an iron red spray, the base moulded as a chrysanthemum with applied relief tendrils forming an undulating stand, the lid similarly moulded in chrysanthemum form and decorated with floral sprays;
Height: 4 ¼ in. (10.6 cm.);
tiny frits to applied decoration, rim, two small chips to inner rim of cover.
For another example see, D.S. Howard, ‘The Choice of the Private Trader’, p. 149, no. 159.