The pear-shaped body tapering up to a narrow neck and a flared rim, set on one side with a curved spout joined to the neck by a cloud-shaped strut, opposite the arched strap handle, finely painted with two circular roundels each enclosing an Arabic inscription within a diamond shaped panel, all reserved on a stylized floral scroll ground, with upright plantain leaves around the neck, and a band of lappet petals encircle the foot, the base with a six-character Zhengde mark.
Height: 10 1/2 inches (26.7 cm).
Property from the collection of Professor E.T. Hall, Portland, Oregon.
Auction Date: February 8, 2020