Sold Ceramics - Sold Chinese Imari 1700-1800 - Tea, Coffee and Chocolate wares - Page 2
Height 106 mm (4.17 inch), diameter ear to spout 141 mm (5.55 inch), diameter of mouthrim 51 mm (2.01 inch), diameter of footring 51 mm (2.01 inch)
Teapot on footring, ribbed body and cover, straight spout and C-shaped handle. Domed cover with round knob. Chinese Imari, decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red and gold with flowering chrysanthemum plants growing from pierced rockwork, on the reverse side flowering peony plants also growing from pierced rockwork. Around the neck and top of the cover a lotus shaped panel border in relief filled with flower heads. On the cover two flower sprays, on the handle and spout, single flowering stems.
Condition: Two tiny fleabites to the tip of the spout, a chip to the inside of the mouthrim and some very tiny spots on the rim of the cover, caused by popped bubbles of glaze during the firing process.