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DESC-A finely enamelled and rare doucai Teapot and Cover mark and period of Yongzheng the finely potted body of squat ovoid form resting on a countersunk base, set with an upright curved spout opposite the ear-shaped loop-handle, delicately painted within underglaze-blue outlines in predominant shades of transparent green enamel together with iron-red and touches of aubergine and yellow with a continuous frieze of boys at play within a balustraded garden, each side depicting two boys parading with flowers before lush plants and rocks bordering a pond in the foreground, in the shelter of twin trees emerging from pierced rocks projecting on either side leafy branches circling the shoulder revealing multicoloured billowing clouds beyond, all beneath a short tapered neck with a zigzag border dividing dot motifs, the matching cover with floral sprays and a border of ruyi heads circling the knop (wood stand) (3) 18.9 cm., 7 1/2 in. across, condition report available It is extremely rare to find a doucai teapot, or any figure-decorated piece of Yongzheng doucai porcelain, but a blue-and-white teapot and cover of the same form and design in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, is included in the Illustrated Catalogue of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain in the National Palace Museum, Republic of China: K'ang-hsi Ware and Yung-cheng Ware, Tokyo, 1980, pl.80. For the painting style compare also a drum-shaped doucai jar of the Kangxi period, illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, pl.182.\nQuantity: 1
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DESC-A finely enamelled and rare doucai Teapot and Cover mark and period of Yongzheng the finely potted body of squat ovoid form resting on a countersunk base, set with an upright curved spout opposite the ear-shaped loop-handle, delicately painted within underglaze-blue outlines in predominant shades of transparent green enamel together with iron-red and touches of aubergine and yellow with a continuous frieze of boys at play within a balustraded garden, each side depicting two boys parading with flowers before lush plants and rocks bordering a pond in the foreground, in the shelter of twin trees emerging from pierced rocks projecting on either side leafy branches circling the shoulder revealing multicoloured billowing clouds beyond, all beneath a short tapered neck with a zigzag border dividing dot motifs, the matching cover with floral sprays and a border of ruyi heads circling the knop (wood stand) (3) 18.9 cm., 7 1/2 in. across, condition report available It is extremely rare to find a doucai teapot, or any figure-decorated piece of Yongzheng doucai porcelain, but a blue-and-white teapot and cover of the same form and design in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, is included in the Illustrated Catalogue of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain in the National Palace Museum, Republic of China: K'ang-hsi Ware and Yung-cheng Ware, Tokyo, 1980, pl.80. For the painting style compare also a drum-shaped doucai jar of the Kangxi period, illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, pl.182.


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