RARE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEAPOT WINE POT 17th / 18th C KANGXI FAMILLE VERT. A Rare Chinese famille verte teapot decorated with the « Hundred Antiquities ».
Of baluster ribbed shape, and decorated in the. Palette with the "Hundred Antiquities". , including a central archaic vase of late 17th to early 18th century.
A similar teapot is in the Chita Collection. Top' or'over' handles, such as the one on this teapot, assumed their basic form from Chinese wine pots/teapots and were common during this period. By 1710, however, they were becoming less prevalent due to their impracticality in the preparation of tea.The Hundred Antiques is a miscellaneous or general collection of emblematic forms comprising the Eight Treasures, the Four Treasures, the symbols of Four Fine Arts (music, chess, calligraphy, and painting) together with numerous conventional representations of sacrificial vessels, flowers, animals. There is an old repair to the lid, and there are 2 imperfections to the handle, please see photos. Please take a look at my other items and please feel free to ask any questions.
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