QIANLONG or JIAQING c.1780 – 1820 Chinese Porcelain
An Unusual Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Teapot, Late Qianlong or Jiaqing c.1780 – 1820. The Rectangular Form with Moulded Stylised Dragon Handel and Spout. The Striking Design Consists of a Checker-Board Pattern to All Four Sides of the Teapot. It is Possible this Teapot was Made for the Japanese Market.
Bruise type crack to one side of the handle.
Length : 19 cm (7 1/2 inches)
An English Private Collection.
For a blue and white Chinese porcelain teapot of this form with a typical Chinese export porcelain landscape scene by the waters edge dated to c.1760-1770 go to : The Victoria and Albert Museum, room 136, case 4, shelf 7, item 39.