A large blue and white ewer Circa 1500

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Lot 113
A large blue and white ewer
Circa 1500

Sold for £ 11,250 (US$ 13,945) inc. premium
A large blue and white ewer
Circa 1500
The body of squat truncated form, with a cylindrical neck flanked by an arched handle and connected to the curving spout with a scrolled bracket, the body decorated with two long-tailed phoenix amidst blossoming lotus and scrolling leafy stems, above a band of lappets containing a palmette, the neck with a stylised ruyi collar and bands of blossoming flowers, keyfret and plantain leaves, the spout with stylised clouds. 30cm (11 6/8in) high

Footnotes

  • 約1500年 青花鳳凰穿蓮紋執壺

    Compare two similar ewers bearing the same and similar decoration, dated to the 15th-16th century, illustrated by R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul, New York, 1986, vol.2, no.661, p.443 and no. 662, p.544.
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