A fine Qing Dynasty Porcelain Tea Pot, well design shape; a dragon painted on the body; Used by the Royal family; According to the material and painting style, probably from Guangxv period good condition;
Teapot and lid; porcelain; globular body; thick neck rim; curved spout; faintly ribbed handle; lid with brim and flower knop; both teapot and lid painted with "The Bird in a Ring" pattern and border pattern in underglaze-blue with oriental flowering shrub, bird in cage and pot of tall leaves on table; spout and handle painted in underglaze-blue; deep footrim; mark (on teapot).
1755 1887,0307,I.45 DescriptionTeapot; porcelain; moulded globular ribbed body; two panels and floral ornaments in slight relief; painted in blue under the glaze with fishing and boating scene in Chinese style, the so-called 'Indian Fisherman Pattern' (Branyan et al I.B. 22, p. 115) , and detached floral sprays and insects; painted with a border pattern Branyan 122, p. 408 on the lid and on the neck of the teapot; marked. 1755 (circa) Height: 12.1 centimetres (max. incl. knop)