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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 604

    An Arita blue and white octagonal teapot

    CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  


    An Arita blue and white octagonal teapot
    Circa 1700
    From the 'Frederik van Frytom' group, painted with a continuous scene of East Indiamen sailing towards land, in the foreground a barge with figures, between a lappet border around the foot and eight panels of flowers and foliage around the shoulder, the cover painted with four curling dolphins, applied with a rosette finial, the base with a Chinese Chenghua six character mark, glaze crack
    12 cm. high

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    A similar teapot is illustrated in C.J.A. Jörg, Fine and Curious, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 248, ill. 321.

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