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A Fine&Rare 19thC Chinese Dragon Teapot,Daoguang Period

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 410271
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This outstanding Chinese porcelain teapot is globular in form with a flat infitting lid on top of which sits an underglaze blue Chinese Foo Dog.The curved spout is shaped into the likeness of a dragon's head,with the handle painted as the dragon's tail.The middle of the teapot shows a continuous scene of two finely painted dragons,each chasing a flaming pearl among the thick clouds. The slopping shoulder and base areas are beautifully decorated in formalized lotus scrollwork and lotus blooms. Condition:Perfect. Circa:Qing Dynasty,Daoguang Period(1821-1850) Size:Height:4 3/4"x7 1/4"(from tip of spout to end of handle)An elegant and rare Chinese porcelain teapot that is very difficult to find in todays marketplace.A worthy addition to your fine collection of Chinese teapots.