London, South Kensington
12 November 2004
A famille rose cylindrical coffee pot and cover, early Qianlong
with dragon-headed serpentine spout and iron-red handle, the body enamelled with vases of lillies, peonies and peacock feathers amongst precious objects, beneath tasselled floral lappets, the cover with ruyi-shaped lappets beneath a double knopped finial, mounted for electricity -- the porcelain 13¾in. (35cms) high.
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Please note this lot is Samaon, not Chinese, as stated in the catalogue.
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