Rare and eccentric Chinese export porcelain teapot with a white 'hybrid' strawberry or raspberry finial. Red sprig decoration and bands, twisted vine handle, and bamboo spout; small blue flower buds on each side. Likely made for the European market. White strawberries (called pineberries) and white raspberries exist today; the latter more frequently grown and harvested.
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufactureLate 18th Century
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
H 6 in. x Dm 6 in.
H 15.24 cm x Dm 15.24 cm
- Diameter6 in. (15.24 cm)
- Seller locationWoodbury, CT
- Seller reference number1408 SEE CMMR
- Reference numberU1108158667285
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