A Chinese porcelain blue and white ball form fluted teapot and cover, painted with six panels of vases and baskets of flower holding lotus, prunus, morning glory and aster, with large rabbit beneath a bamboo form upright gate handle and bamboo form spout, the cover with flower sprays and rockwork, executed in the same linear fashion.
6 ¾ inches, 17.2cm high.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From a Swedish private collection.
- An identical teapot purchased from Duveen, New York, 28th of April 1902 is illustrated by Anthony du Boulay in The Taft Museum, Its History and Collections Volume Two, no. 1939.69, p. 593.
Spout end and spout edge frits.