WANLI or TIANQI c.1600 – 1627 Ming Porcelain

A Small Late Ming Porcelain Blue and White Ewer, Late Wanli or Tianqi Period c.1600-1627. Decorated Using the `Pencilled` Technique (Lines without tonal washes) with Tree Shrews Among Vines with Grapes.



Condition: Good, a long chip to the underneath of the spout most of which is loss to the glaze c.11 x 6mm, fritting to the rim and one side of the spout.

Size: Height : 11.2 cm (4 1/4 inches).



Stock number: 22216.

References :
For a Ming porcelain ewer of this form from a shipwreck of 1613 see : The Ceramic Load of the Witte Leeuw 1613 (Edited by C.L van der Pijl-Ketel, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1982, ISBN 90-9309-6) page 178.

Provenance :
From a Private Belgium Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art.

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