London, South Kensington
8 July 1999
A famille rose lobed export teapot and cover
with seated Buddhistic lion finial, dragon head handle and pout, painted and gilt with shaped panels of ladies and boy attendants in interiors among dishes of fruit, vases, scrolls laid out on tables and vases -- 8in. (21.5cms) high, Qianlong, (terminal of spout restuck, crack to base of spout, gilt rubbing).
See Colour Plate 3.
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