Lot 133: A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
December 8, 2016
Prague 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
The pear-shaped body rising to a flaring neck with rolled rim, set with a slender curved spout issuing from the mouth of a dragon, connected to the body by an elaborate S-shaped strut set opposite a high arched handle formed by the scaled body of a dragon-fish, its serpentine horn forming a small loop, slip decorated around the body with phoenix in flight and bands of lotus lappets.
China, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 25 cm.