For a discussion of 'gold foil' decoration, see Aileen Dawson, 'Gold foil decoration on enamel, glass and porcelain: a new look', Burlington Magazine (May 1990), pp. 336-342.
For an undecorated blanc de Chine teapot of this form see P.J. Donnelly, Blanc De Chine, The Porcelain of Têhua in Fukien (1969), pl. 61 E, and for a similar teapot with Hausmaler decoration see Christiaan J.A. Jörg, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (London 1997), p. 329, no. 392.