Large and Rare Canton Enamel Birds and Boys Ewer Qing
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1910: item # 1184706
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The ewer decorated on one side with a panel of two birds alight on flowering prunus branches and on the other side with a panel of boys at play looking out a window and in a garden surrounded by florals and trees, the ruyi shaped body outlined with blue enamel scrolls and resting on a splayed foot covered with stylized facing dragons in blue enamel, the spout with a black enamel ground covered with green enamel tendrils and pink prunus flowers, the long horse-shoe handle with scrolls and patterns in different pastel enamels, the neck with a ruyi design and the top with a ruyi knob and painted in brilliant enamels, the sides with brilliant enamel flowers, original gilt remaining, the base unmarked. Qing. 15 in. high x 10 in. wide.
Condition: Perfect. No chips, breaks, cracks or losses.
Provenance: Acquired from a Millbrook, New York estate in 2005.
The decoration and the color of the enamel used on this ewer, including the stylized opposing dragons in blue enamel, is in the style of 18th C Canton enamel wares.
ALL PHOTOGRAPHS ARE TAKEN IN NATURAL LIGHT WITHOUT ANY COLOR MANIPULATION.
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