25 juillet 2010

Limehouse "chinoiserie" teapot and cover, cups, bottle shaped vase and dishes, 18th century

An important Limehouse teapot and cover, circa 1746-48. photo Bonhams Of octagonal shape with a scrolled handle and a mushroom finial, painted in blue with a Chinaman seated beneath a willow tree, flanked by rockwork and other plants, the same figure repeated on the reverse, typical leaf-like motifs painted on and near the spout and handle, the cover with a flowering rose bush, 11.7cm high (minute chip to tip of spout) (2) - Sold for £33,600 Footnote: This teapot and cover is one of four Limehouse examples included... [Lire la suite]
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