15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED AND RETICULATED TEAPOT AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The teapot is molded on each side with two convex reticulated and gilt roundels encircled by petal lappets and flower blossoms reserved on a diaper ground, and the whole is flanked by two Buddhist lions which form the handle and the spout. The cover is surmounted by a cockerel-form finial.
6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) wide
Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.
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