Kangxi ewer

Kangxi ewer

Kangxi ewer

Offered by Amir Mohtashemi.
Date & Origin c. 1710, China
Dimensions
H
27 cm (10 inc)
Description
the porcelain ewer is moulded and painted in iron red and gilt with a central tear shape filled by a flower surrounded by cloud bands reserved on a red ground and flanked by sprigs of flowers. The neck is moulded with radiating petals painted with stiff leaves.
26.7cm high

This type of ewer was made for export. The shape is derived from Middle Eastern metalwork. A pair of similar ewers is in the V&A collection, 240&A-1876 and 240B&C-1876.
Medium
porcelain
SOLD
Dimensions
H
27 cm (10 inc)
Description
the porcelain ewer is moulded and painted in iron red and gilt with a central tear shape filled by a flower surrounded by cloud bands reserved on a red ground and flanked by sprigs of flowers. The neck is moulded with radiating petals painted with stiff leaves.
26.7cm high

This type of ewer was made for export. The shape is derived from Middle Eastern metalwork. A pair of similar ewers is in the V&A collection, 240&A-1876 and 240B&C-1876.

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