A rare blue and white globular wine ewer and cover
Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period, circa 1722-1725
The gently rounded body set to one side with an elegant S-shaped spout and surmounted by an upright rectangular handle, painted on one side with a cartouche enclosing four figures in a boat within a landscape, the reverse with a fifty-six-character poem ending in two mock seals, with two lines of cloud scroll at the shoulder, and the upright handle painted with stylised clouds, the flattened cover surmounted by a rounded finial.
15.6cm (6in) high (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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