Chinese Export Porcelain Teapot and Tea Caddy
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2010 3:00PM
Chinese Export Porcelain Teapot and Tea Caddy, late 18th/early 19th century, made for the Western market and decorated en grisaille, the tea caddy decorated with a female allegorical figure upholding aloft pair of birds, and one hand rests on a monogrammed cartouche, acanthus leaf and cornucopia border (lacking cover, rim chip); the teapot depicting Orpheus playing a lyre flanked by flowering lotus, butterfly and vine border, (mismatched lid), ht. 3 1/2, 4 1/2 in.