CATALOGUE NUMBER 1308
DEHUA POMEGRANATE-FORM TEAPOT AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 4 inches
Luis Alegria, Portugal, 2005
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York
Small dehua teapot and cover, of melon or pomegranate form. The star shaped calyx forming the foot. The loop handle formed by a branch with leafy twigs extending from its terminals, with another leafy twig beside the conical spout. A leafy branch forms the loop handle of the cover which has a square inner rim that fits into the rounded square opening in the top of the ewer.