Description: the rounded body rising from a splayed foot to a long neck and gently flared rim, the exterior painted with leafy floral blooms and fruits, butterflies and other auspicious emblems, the curved spout similarly decorated with foliates
Dimensions: 35 cm, 13 3/4 in.
Condition Report: The ewer has two restored chips to the rim (approx. 0.2 x 2 cm each), and minor fritting to the spout. The neck has been reattached. There are minor kiln imperfections including two small areas of glaze inconsistencies to the foot, a slightly uneven base, and minor burst bubbles and iron spots in some areas.
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