5 May 2004
(4) A Delft doré teapot and a cover and a 'Kakiemon' vase and cover
The teapot of globular form with scroll handle and faceted angled spout, painted on a very pale robin's egg blue ground in petit feu colours enriched with a Kakiemon pattern, the faceted baluster vase similarly decorated
The teapot 16.1 cm. wide, the vase 18.4 cm. high (4)
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Cf. Lavino, p. 37 for a pair of similarly decorated butter tubs and covers.
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