The teapot with an ear-shaped handle is carved on one side with a blossoming orchid, and on the reverse with a poetic description describing the pure quality of orchid, the conforming cover with a peach-form finial. Each cup is carved with deep, rounded sides with flared rim and a dragon-shaped handle. The jade is of a very pale greenish-white color.
Teapot 5 in. (12.6 cm.) across; cup 218 in. (5.3 cm.) high; tray 734 in. (19.5 cm.) long

Richard Salisbury (1924-1995) Collection and thence by descent within the family.
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