A rare famille rose coffee pot and cover
Yongzheng, circa 1735
The pear shaped ewer with a phoenix-head spout and S-shaped phoenix-tail handle, surmounted by a domed cover with a lotus bud finial, the body enamelled on one side with a cockerel and a hound and on the other side with an eagle and a cat, all amidst lotus, aster, linghzi fungus, bamboo and other plants, below borders around the neck and shoulders including a band of florets, gilt band, whorls, spearheads and pendent lotus lappets with tassels, the spreading foot with foliage and a cross-hatch design, the cover with four lappets enclosing flowerheads on a brocade design, tassels, spearheads and whorl patterns, attached stand.
25cm (9⅞in) high. (3).
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