Chinese Yixing Enameled Teapot and Cover, 19th Century, Qing Dynasty
Chinese Yixing stoneware teapot, mid-19th century. The large teapot enameled to either side, with panels of flowering plants, between turquoise panels painted with bamboo shoots. Having a squared ‘S’ shaped spout, enameled in blue, as are the twin lug handles, which are pierced and accommodate a European mounted elaborate metal scroll shaped handle. Set upon four bracket feet.
The blue enameled cover, mounted with a metal flower shaped finial.
Impressed square seal mark to the base.
Measures: Height 25.5 cm, 10”.
Width 19 cm, 7 1/2”.
Depth 12.5 cm, 4 7/8”.
Condition – Very minor wear to the enamel. No damage. No restoration.
Height: 25.50 cm, 10"
Width: 19.00 cm, 7"
Depth: 12.50 cm, 5"