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Stock number:

AL79

 

Period:

Daoguang

 

Type:

Chinese taste

 

Size:

Height: 26 cm; 10

 

Price:

sold

 

Availability:

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Object Details

 

Item name:

A FINE CHINESE BLUE & WHITE WINE EWER

 

A FINE CHINESE BLUE & WHITE WINE EWER

 

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Description:

of elegant pear-shaped form with a curved spout and broad strap handle, finely painted in underglaze blue with two barbed quatrefoil panels, one with grapes, the other with pomegranates, all amidst a rich design of the Flowers of the Four Seasons (rose, peony, chrysanthemum and camellia).

Period: Daoguang 1821 - 1850

 

Footnote:

For two prototypes of this design, which originated in the early Ming and was revived during the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynsasty, see Krahl, Regina Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. 2, London, 1986, pl 618 and ibid., vol 3, pl 2565.