Circa 1830 Chinese Rose Medallion Large Teapot-Flaw to Lid true or fake

by Sal kahil
(Vancouver BC Canada)

Gorgeous fine painting, gilding and enameling on a very rare example of Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain...the handle defines the age of the pot.
but the qestion is:
is it really old or fairly new?

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thank you both: Stan and Peter
by: sal Kahil

1)I have not bought it yet and I have my doubt about its age.
- although Peter has more cautious and I agreed with him
- In regarding to Stan opinion: my opinion was the same about the dirt on the bottom looks like it was applied to give the appearance of age

I requested more pictures from the seller but he is not getting back to me.

thanks again to both of you.

Kind regards,

Sal kahil


bottom
by: peter

Is the third picture the bottom? I took that to be the inside of the lid. If that is the bottom, further pictures would be warranted. I would also like to mention the possibility that the lid might be not original, or was restored. Check if the gilt is the same hue as that on the body.
And, as Stan says, I would try to wash it. There is no reason that the dark dirt could not be washed off if it is authentic.

looks new
by: stan day

all the older Rose Medallion Tea pots that I have seen have some ware, this tea pot dose not... The gold for example on the lid, none of the gold has rubbed of and the rest of it looks the same, the dirt on the bottom looks like it was applied to give the appearance of age, see if you can was the dirt off, the shape and style look older but the painting looks new to me.

rose medallion pot
by: peter

Sal, no bottom picture?
Is the surface smooth or rough and uneven because of thick enamel? I cannot see that without closeup pictures. If it is the latter, then it should be late Qing dynasty.

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