Ewer in ultramarine glaze

Unknown16th-17th century, Ming dynasty

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

This ewer with a narrow neck and round body is applied with ultramarine glaze. It has a lion’s face design resembling a man opening its mouth widely and showing its tongue under the spout and arabesque pattern over the body.


  • Title: Ewer in ultramarine glaze
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 16th-17th century, Ming dynasty
  • Location Created: Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 21.7cm; Dia: 16.6cm (body), 4.3x5.3cm (mouth), 9.5cm (base)
  • Type: Ceramic

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