Chinese porcelain blue and white wine ewer and cover, painted on the broad rounded body with leafy branches of flowering tree peony above ten gently moulded petals of similar branches of flowers, all beneath an upright gate-form handle with flower sprays, with pairs of leaves at the base of the handle, the spout with three flowering branches of aster, the cover with two peony flower heads and a prunus flower on the finial, the base glazed white.
9 7/8 inches, 25.1 cm high.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From a private Scandinavian collection.
Excellent condition, small glaze frits to the spout and handle edges and finial.