A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white reticulated square form teapots and covers, each with openwork panels of wave fretwork and honeycomb, between four sided handles and spouts, all on diaper grounds, with mallow flower heads, all supported on four bracket feet.

6 ¾ inches, 17.2cm handle to spout, 5 1/8 inches, 13 cm high.

Early Qianlong, circa 1740.


Excellent condition, one handle with natural fire flaw.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From an American private collection.
  • Included by Marchant in their Recent Acquisitions catalogue, 2002, no. 32, p. 54.