London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A CLOISONNE ENAMELLED TEAPOT AND COVER, 17TH CENTURY
of squat barrel form, decorated in coloured enamels with quatrefoil panels of blue dragons flanking a central red Shou character on a turquoise ground amongst blue and yellow key-fret designs, with flattened cover and loop handle formed, raised on three shallow feet -- 4 7/8in. (12.4cm.) wide.
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