A Chinese Canton drum form teapot in blue and white. This popular decoration was referred to as Canton in the United States and depicted landscapes, boats, and a temple or bridge. It was made at kilns in other areas in China and shipped from ports in Canton (Guangzhou) to be used as ballast under tea chests. This tea pot was produced between 1850 and 1890 with a curved spout and twisted handle.
|Items Included:||Tea Pot|
|Marks:||No Discernible Maker’s Mark|
|Period:||Qing dynasty (1644-1911), mid to late 19th century|
|Number of items:||1|
- flakes to the lid and top portion; glaze skinning to the handle.