Lot 152. A large blue and white 'Pheasant and peony' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 in. (25.5 cm) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,830 - USD 10,440). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019
The teapot is decorated to each side of the exterior with a pheasant perched on rocks amongst peony branches, and the handle and the spout are decorated with flower sprays. The cover is similarly decorated with birds and flowers. The base has an artemesia leaf mark within a double circle.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019