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FAMILLE VERTE GLOUBLAR-FORM TEAPOT AND COVER
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 1472

FAMILLE VERTE GLOUBLAR-FORM TEAPOT AND COVER

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 5 inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Luis Alegria, Portugal, 2006

  • Ralph M. Chait Collection, New York (according to label)

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

Famille verte porcelain teapot and cover of globular form with ear handle and short, straight everted spout. Surmounted by a dome shaped cover with flanged lip and knob finial. The teapot is decorated with Immortals being carried over a turgid sea by various sea creatures; the collar and flanged rim of the cover with a narrow band of floral reserves; and the balance of the cover with flowerheads. All finely painted in famille verte enamels upon a luminous white ground.