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Hilary Knight

Chinese Export Famille Vert Teapot

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Hilary Knight collection. 19th-century Chinese export teapot with original lid and wicker covered handle.

Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.

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Made of:
5"L x 5"D x 5"H
edge wear and loss of gilding; small chip in lid