A Chinese famille rose black-ground “lotus” teapot. Yongzheng period.
Decorated in the famille rose palette on a black ground, with petal-form panels enclosing lotus blossoms on a black ground.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 5.51 in. (14 cm)
- Reference :
An identical teapot, from the collection of Mrs. Ronald Greville, is illustrated by C. Williamson in The book of famille rose, London, 1927, pl. XXIII.
An identical teapot, without stand, was in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New-York, USA), sold at Christie’s NYC, Collected in America : Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan, sept. 2016.