A Chinese gilt-decorated blue-ground teapot and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period


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L.: 16 cm - H.: 15,5 cm

Condition: (UV-checked)
- In excellent condition, no damage whatsoever.
- The gilding without wear, very well preserved.

Provenance: A Belgian private collection.

- Sotheby's, London, Nov. 6, 2013, lot 158, for a small gilt-decorated blue-ground vase. (sold GBP 80.500) (link)
- Sotheby's, Hong Kong, Oct. 3, 2017, lot 3628, for a pair of small gilt-decorated blue-ground jars with famille rose panels. (sold HKD 5.500.000) (link)
- Bonhams, London, Nov. 8, 2004, lot 165, for a pair of gilt-decorated blue-ground Tibetan style ewers. (sold GBP 105.650) (link) Note the strong resemblance in execution of the spouts on these examples and our current example.