Chinese Canton enamel famille rose lobed teapot with upright handle, painted with four panels with a sleeping scholar in a window, with a sage and a lady crossing a wooden bridge; another scholar and a lady and another with two male figures and with a lady and another a lady seated beside a lake with her attendant, all on a yellow ground with famille rose flowers and leaves the flat shoulder similarly decorated with blue and white scrolling branch on the neck, repeated on the upright handle between yellow ground floral reserves.

7 inches, 17.8cm high.

Early Qianlong, circa 1740.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From the collection of Richard and Maxine Markell, New Rochelle, New York.
  • Previously sold by Marchant 16th of June 2006.


Condition: Expected wear and nicks.