A Song Dynasty Porcelain Ewer c.11th or 12th Century.
A small Song porcelain ewer, 11th or 12th century. The squat shape has a high bifurcated handle and the curved spout is slightly higher than the handle. The white body has lots of scarifications and has been doubled dipped with a translucent warm cream colour glaze. This Song ewer would undoubtedly had a cover with a tall finial.
Condition: In very good condition, there is a chip to the footrim c.8 x 4mm and a minute flake type chip to the underneath of the handle.
Size: Height : 11.2 cm (4 1/2 inches)
Provenance:A Private Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics c.1970-1990.