A very fine Chinese famille rose “batavian ware” teapot decorated with figures. Early Qianlong period
Of globular form, with two cartouches on each face, the first with a boy astride a buffalo, the second with a fisherman.
- Period :
- Early Qianlong period (1736-1795), ca. 1740
- 5.11 in. (H. 13 cm)
- Reference :
The central scene of a boy astride a water buffalo was a popular decorative theme throughout the eighteenth century.