A very fine Chinese famille rose « cockerel » teapot. Yongzheng
Decorated in the famille rose palette, with the classic image of a cockerel amongst rockwork and flowering branches of peony and carnation flowers. Diapered borders on the neck and the cover.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 3.42 in. (8.7 cm)
- Reference :
Pieces with similar decoration are illustrated by George C. Williamson in The Book of Famille Rose (1970,Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland).