A massive Chinese cloisonne decorated teapot
our ref 589 A massive Chinese enameled cloisonne teapot the lid and body of which is decorated with fruit and foliage on an Imperial yellow ground all on a turquoise-painted brass base to the interior, the handle and spout modeled in naturalistic style as branches. The led boasts similar branch design including two acorns. It is quite the largest teapot we have ever seen and was clearly once in use at large, elegant gatherings!
Height 46 cm.