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.
Early Qianlong, circa 1740
6 ¾ inches, 17.2cm handle to spout, 5 1/8 inches, 13 cm high.
Perfect condition, one handle with natural fire flaw.
- From an American private collection.
- Included by Marchant in their Recent Acquisitions catalogue, 2002, no. 32, p. 54.