Song Dynasty Porcelain Ewer

1000 - 1300

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.
Stock number
24956
£ 720
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