Glazed Stoneware "Pouch" Ewer
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Glazed Stoneware "Pouch" Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), with deep U-shaped sides and a short cylindrical mouth attached to an arched handle, imitating the leather prototype of the pilgrim's flask, each side crisply carved with Immortals riding on a phoenix amidst flower scrolls and clouds, covered with an amber colored glaze, the lower body unglazed, ht. 8 3/4 in.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.
Chip to the mouth rim of the spout, vertical hairline along the interior of the spout, minor kiln flaw to one side of the body