A Fine Chinese Porcelain `Powder Blue ’ Ground Teapot And Cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Photo Gibson Antiques.

The bullet-shaped teapot with bamboo-moulded handle and spout painted to either side with quatre-lobed panels containing precious objects, the cover with bullet knop with two fan-shaped panels containing asters, all reserved against a powder blue ground, the base with double-circle, the foot rim unglazed. Diameter 16cm. Price on request

Gibson Antiques. 7 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y 6AA. t 00 44 (0) 7831 645468 - -