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From foot, bulbous shape, fluted; extending into long neck with bulge and flaring lip; chinoiserie decoration in blue and orange with gilt; figures, birds trees. town, scroll and leaf motif.

Provenance

Ex coll. Count von Kolowrat (according to note from donor, 1969). Count Alexander Joseph Kolowrat-Krakowsky (1886-1927), heir to large estates in Bohemia. Or possibly his parents, Count Leopold Kolowrat and Nadine Baroness von Huppmann-Valbella.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Chinese for export, about 1715

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

24.76 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.83

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics