A Chinese Yixing Stoneware Gilt-Metal Mounted Hexagonal Teapot And Cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

A Chinese Yixing Stoneware Gilt-Metal Mounted Hexagonal Teapot And Cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

c. 1700 China

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With contemporary Dutch gilt-metal mounts, each panel moulded in relief with stylised dragons and precious objects, the cover with a winged dragon finial
In good condition
Swedish collection
Mounted examples may be found in several of the Royal Collections, including Dresden, East Asian Porcelain from the collection of Augustus the Strong, discussed by Eva Strober, La Maladie de porcelaine, Leipzig, 2001, page 119.
A similar Yixing teapot with Dutch silver mounts is illustrated by W.R.Sargent, Treasures of Chinese Export Ceramics from the Peabody Essex Museum, Yale, New Haven & London, 2012, page 227, cat no.109.

For information on similar Dutch mounts see Lunsingh-Scheuleer, Chinesisches und Japanisches Porzellan in europaischen fas-sungen. Braunschweig 1980, nos.244-247.
Dimensions
Height 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Stock Code
1070
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