Chinese collection

Item LL 6799
mark on base of teapot of item LL 6799

Accession no: LL 6799
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Teapot
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and silver
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 19.7 cm, DB. 24.6 cm

Description: Teapot with globular body, short neck, and dome-shaped cover with octagonal knob; mounted with silver. Painted in brilliant blue. On each side, a rock, flowering tree, and pheasant. Borders of floral sprays. Cover to match. Mark of a leaf under the base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 223.