A 'Shonsui' blue and white double-gourd vase or Mizuzashi
China or Japan, first half of the 19th century
Decorated with linear and swastika designs beneath a design of birds and flowers, the oviform rim decorated with an extensive inscription relating to Red Cliff, scene of the famous conflict from The Romance of 'The Three Kingdoms'. The base with Hyatt King Collection label.
20cm (8in) high.