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Chinese export porcelain double-body (linglong) teapot decorated on famille rose (fencai) palette, Qianlong reign.
Stock Number: 5205
Very rare reticulated and double-body (linglong) Chinese export porcelain teapot and cover decorated in on famille rose (fencai) palette enamels and gilt with flowers, c. 1770, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty, h. 13,5 cm, 5¼ in; w.18 cm, 7in. 4-19273
◆ The first double-body pieces, including teapots, were manufactured during the early Kangxi reign, on the last quarter of the 17th century. In the 1770’s was also manufactured a very small group of double bodied items like vases, teapots and tea bowls with saucers.