A mid 18th century famille rose Canton enamel teapot on stand, the kettle of circular form with finely painted flowers and the sides with twin scenes within cartouches each depicting two oriental ladies and a child within an interior, the whole resting on a tripod stand with a pierced spirit burner ring supported by three legs headed by painted Fo dog heads and joined by a shaped apron decorated with floral sprays.
Literature: David S. Howard, ‘A Tale of Three Cities-Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong’, London, 1997, p. 137, ill. 202.
Private collection, New York, USA.
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