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A SUPERB AND EXTREMELY RARE BEIJING ENAMEL GOLD TEAPOT AND COVER MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG
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A SUPERB AND EXTREMELY RARE BEIJING ENAMEL GOLD TEAPOT AND COVER\nMARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG, THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. CLIENTS WHO WISH TO BID ON PREMIUM LOTS ARE REQUESTED TO COMPLETE THE PREMIUM LOT PRE-REGISTRATION 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE SALE. BIDnow ONLINE BIDDING SERVICE IS NOT AVALIABLE.\nWhimsically designed, the cylindrical body exquisitely enamelled with a pair of fantastic phoenix adorned with lush blooms of peonies scattered on a rich turquoise ground, the birds with outstretched colourful wings and long tail with magnificent plumes, the side set with a gold arched spout rising from a mythical animal-head base, set opposite an archaistic C-shaped handle, further set with a pair of gold tweezers hinged with a foliate scrolls fitted into the side of the handle, the interior enamelled in turquoise, the underside inscribed with a four-character reign mark in blue on a white ground, the cover decorated with a pair of confronting butterflies on a lemon-yellow ground surrounded by flowers enclosed within a raised circular lip, bordered on the exterior with a flower and phoenix band on turquoise, the reverse fitted with a candle pricket rising from a pear-shaped vase inscribed with shou characters, supporting a small dish and a golden needle, the base with bats, lotus and shou characters on a lime-green ground enclosed within a raised gold lip\n19.5 cm., 7 5/8 in.
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THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. CLIENTS WHO WISH TO BID ON PREMIUM LOTS ARE REQUESTED TO COMPLETE THE PREMIUM LOT PRE-REGISTRATION 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO THE SALE. BIDnow ONLINE BIDDING SERVICE IS NOT AVALIABLE.

whimsically designed, the cylindrical body exquisitely enamelled with a pair of fantastic phoenix adorned with lush blooms of peonies scattered on a rich turquoise ground, the birds with outstretched colourful wings and long tail with magnificent plumes, the side set with a gold arched spout rising from a mythical animal-head base, set opposite an archaistic C-shaped handle, further set with a pair of gold tweezers hinged with a foliate scrolls fitted into the side of the handle, the interior enamelled in turquoise, the underside inscribed with a four-character reign mark in blue on a white ground, the cover decorated with a pair of confronting butterflies on a lemon-yellow ground surrounded by flowers enclosed within a raised circular lip, bordered on the exterior with a flower and phoenix band on turquoise, the reverse fitted with a candle pricket rising from a pear-shaped vase inscribed with shou characters, supporting a small dish and a golden needle, the base with bats, lotus and shou characters on a lime-green ground enclosed within a raised gold lip

dimensions

19.5 cm., 7 5/8 in.

provenance

Acquired in Southwest France, 1977. 


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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