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Antique Kangxi (1662-1722) Chinese Porcelain Iron Red Gilded Polychrome Teapot

Antique Kangxi (1662-1722) Chinese Porcelain Iron Red Gilded Polychrome Teapot

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Condition Report: condition-condition-lid-has-fritting-to-knot-two-chips-to-spout-and-1-hairline-from-rim-size-height-with-cover-105-mm-diameter-handle-to-spout-150-mm-diameter-of-mouthrim-53-mm-diameter-o

Globular Chinese porcelain teapot on a footring.

With iron-red and gilt decoration combined with a verte/polychrome scene of flowers. Kangxi, early 18th century.

Only grown in China and Japan during the 17th Century, tea became known in the Netherlands early because the Dutch East India Company (VOC) shipped small quantities home. Its use as a beverage was established slowly, and was probably started by retired VOC employees who had become accustomed to drinking tea in the East. At a tea party, the expensive beverage was served in small teapots, one for each guest, filled with the leaves of the type he or she preferred. The tea was poured into small cups, while the teapot was refilled with hot water from a metal or sometimes ceramic kettle. (Jörg 2011/2, p.131)

Condition: Lid has fritting to knot. Two chips to spout and 1 hairline from rim.

Height with cover 105 mm, diameter handle to spout 150 mm, diameter of mouthrim 53 mm, diameter of footring 44 mm

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Additional Information

Weight 5 kg
Region of Origin

Primary Material


China Dynasty Period

Qing (1661 – 1912)


Famille Verte, Polychrome, Blood & Milk


18th century


Kangxi (1661-1722)

Condition Report



Porcelain & Pottery