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Ewer with underglaze blue design of Chinese figure

Unknown16th-17th century, Ming dynasty

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

This sensanbin-type ewer with spout and bottom stand has an ebony lid. It is decorated with underglaze-blue painting depicting tulips on both sides of the neck, a Chinese figure on the body, and hiun (flying clouds pattern) on the handle.

Details

  • Title: Ewer with underglaze blue design of Chinese figure
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 16th-17th century, Ming dynasty
  • Location Created: Jingdezhen kiln, China
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 18.3 cm; Dia: 5.9 cm (max), 5.5 cm (min), 5.0 cm (mouth); Wt: 380 g
  • Type: Ceramic

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