14 - 15 January 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE TEAPOT AND COVER, AND A CHOCOLATE POT AND COVER,
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722),
the teapot lobed and painted with garden scenes within panels; the chocolate pot of pear shape and painted with sea mollusks and waves
The chocolate pot 6½in. (16.5cm.) high, overall (4)
Each with applied paper label for Chait Galleries, New York.
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Please note the catalogue illustration is incorrect. The correct cover to the lobed teapot appear in lot 236.
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