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Chinese Export Teapot and Cover


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Dates Circa 1760
Origin China
Description A Chinese Export teapot and cover with an embossed floral pattern bianco-sopra-bianco (white on white). Painted with two shaped and gilded cartouches of Chinese figures in conversation within an oriental scene of buildings and landscape, the cover with the same continuous scene, probably at the workshop of James Giles circa 1755-65

For similar decoration please see:

The Early James Giles and his Contemporary London Decorators - Stephen Hanscombe June 2008
Condition Cover with two chips restored to rim and two chips to inner flange, gilding rubbed – sprung handle and spout restored