London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A CHINESE EXPORT GLOBULAR TEAPOT AND COVER
DECORATED IN FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELS, EN GRISAILLE AND GILT WITH CENTRAL MOTIFS OF EAGLES PERCHED ON SHEAVES OF CORN ON A GROUND OF SCATTERED FLOWERSPRAYS WITHIN SPEARHEAD BORDERS -- 5½IN. (14CMS) HIGH, 18TH CENTURY.
SEE COLOUR PLATE 82.
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