The Chinese porcelain ceremonial teapot finely potted in a baluster form, with rounded body, gently tapered toward spherical tall neck with slightly flared rim, capped with cylindrical concaved lid. The curved spout applied on one side, elevated widely upward from an elephant mask. Raised upon a splayed foot base. The exterior delicately decorated with various shades and rich tones of cobalt blue hand painting of enormous dragon striding amidst flames and clouds, banded with numerous auspicious motifs. The teapot characterized with bands of protruding grain knobs motif on the lids and foot, with edge-cut motif around the lower rim.
Mark on base, a six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters reign mark, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
Dimensions: 8" H x 6-1/2" W