A Very Rare Copper-Red Underglaze Octagonal Ewer. Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

ITEM CODE: Y302604

The elegant ewer of octagonal section, the lozenge-shaped panels on the body is decorated with two sinuous white dragon typical of the Yuan. The high arch handle emerge from the undecorated panel and the elegantly curved spout emerging from another undecorated panel. flanked above and below by classic scroll and trellis pattern bands, the waisted neck encircled by bands of upright white underglaze leaves and stylised lotus petal lappets, the lappets repeated on the lower body containing ruyi and pearls, all raised on a shallow, spreading foot of conforming outline decorated with overlapping petals.

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