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Looks can be deceiving; can you tell which of these two scenes is truly Chinese? Responding to the craze for Chinoiserie scenes in the West, English potters began to imitate the styles of painted decoration found on Chinese export wares. One of these teapots was decorated in China during the Kangxi reign (1654-1722), while the other is from the Liverpool manufactory Richard Chaffers & Co., dating to ca.1760-62.... but which one?

Looks can be deceiving; can you tell which of these two scenes is truly Chinese? Responding to the craze for Chinoiserie scenes in the West, English potters began to imitate the styles of painted decoration found on Chinese export wares. One of these teapots was decorated in China during the Kangxi reign (1654-1722), while the other is from the Liverpool manufactory Richard Chaffers & Co., dating to ca.1760-62.... but which one? ... See MoreSee Less

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The one on the right, chinese?

Left == Chinese Kangxi.