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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  

    Estimate

    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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