19 October 1999
A Transitional blue and white globular teapot and cover
Mid 17th Century
Painted on both sides with pendent branches in full bloom among hovering insects, one side with a bird in flight, below a washed-blue band with a floral meander, repeated on the cover, short straight spout and C-shaped handle
12.8 cm. high
Ex Hatcher Cargo Collection.
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This teapot is similar to lot 651 in the Hatcher Cargo sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 12/13 June 1984.
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