We are delighted to offer for sale this gorgeous Antique Chinese Wine Pot & Cover or Teapot. This lovely rare example dates to the 18thC Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period 1662 – 1727.
It is hand decorated in delicate pastel enamels in a ‘Famille Rose’ pallette and hand gilding, It is not marked but its shape and design is typical of the Kangxi Period. Both sided of the body are hand enamelled with designs that include, Figurines, Butterflies and a Stylized Dog in Gardens landscapes.
The body is best described as bottle shaped with a narrow rim that stand on deep welled foot. It has a delicate ‘thumb loop’ handle and a narrow ‘swans neck’ spout.
It comes complete with its original cover which is hand decorated with lotus leaves and a gilded finial.This is very rare these days as these are nearly always missing!
It is in remarkable condition for its age. It does show signs of wear in the gilding and it has one very tiny flea bite on the rim of the pot. No Nasty Chips, Cracks or Repairs.
Overall a gorgeous example in stunning condition.
Measurements: 6.25 inches in height x 5.25 across the spout to handle.
These early Chinese Ceramics always have some tiny faults /fritts on the body which would have occurred in the firing process. This is common for pieces of this era only add to its charm and serve as a guide to authenticity.
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