Unusual Cloisonne Teapot w/Cover and Mark 17/18th C
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1800: item # 1180743
Please refer to our stock # 6032 when inquiring.
On a heavy brass body, the turquoise enamel ground decorated with florals, their leaves and tendrils in red, pink, blue and yellow enamels, the top in the same pattern, the enamel stopping well below the foot to expose a gilt brass high base, the interior of the teapot and the top covered with a yellow enamel, two rectangular "ingots" inside the teapot with a Chinese character on each, original gilt in evidence. 17/18th C. 6 1/2 in. high x 5 1/2 in. wide.
Condition: No dents, cracks or breaks. Some pitting of the cloisonne and loss of gilt consistent with age as shown in photographs. Finial is not original.
Provenance: Acquired from a Manhattan, New York collection in 2003.
This is an unusual design for an early Qing teapot and we have not been able to locate another like it published.
ALL PHOTOGRAPHS ARE TAKEN IN NATURAL LIGHT WITHOUT ANY COLOR MANIPULATION.
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