An 18th century "famille rose" teapot with original cover decorated with enamels in "mandarin palette". This item was made for export to Europe during the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736 - 1795).
Condition - there is a small chip to the rim of the cover, a minute chip to the spout and an old stapled repair to the handle. The gilding to the finial and the spout is worn.
8.5 inches (21cm) long, 6 inches (15cm) high