A Japanese porcelain water pot or 'mizusashi', of melon jar 'shonzui' form. Shonzui was a Japanese potter who worked in China in the 16th century. Decoration is of Kakiemon style, with pheasants amid prunus and blossoms; primarily blue and white, and secondary colors of persimmon, turquoise and taupe. More prunus and a butterfly on the lid, which is centered with a bronze knob. Provenance: Warren E. Cox round monogram stamp, with number stamps on jar bottom and lid underside.
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufactureMid-18th Century
- Materials and techniques
H 9.5 in. x Dm 11 in.
H 24.13 cm x Dm 27.94 cm
- Diameter11 in. (27.94 cm)
- Seller locationWoodbury, CT
- Seller reference number1408 JBOE CMMR
- Reference numberU1107118667277
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