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Teapot, Lid, F45.66

Physical Description

Teapot Guangcai (guangdong color) with birds and figures painting. White porcelain, one side brightly coloured showing two people dressed in pink and one in green sitting in a garden. The other side shows flowers, a bird and berries. Lid has gold knob, with small spiral decoration. Handle of teapot white, as is spout.

Research Notes

Guangcai —Professor Kelun Chen
Traditional Chinese painting theme.
Teapot Guangcai (guangdong color) with birds and figures painting —Professor Kelun Chen
porcelain
overglaze painting
Guangcai
19th century
Qing Dynasty
body=Jingdezhen; Guangdong=glaze painting process
Traditional Chinese painting theme

Provenance

Locality:
From the: Mellor Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Teapot): 51 x 110 x 64mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 38 x 42 x 42mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 71 x 110 x 64mm

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