Of double-gourd form, supported on a slightlyrecessed foot, gently rising to a slender neck and lipped mouth, the lower bulb decorated in polychrome with four cartouches each enclosing scholar and attendant, all on a diaper ground,the upper bulbpainted with two pairs of confronting dragons chasing a flaming pearl over jagged rocks over waves, a six-character reign mark within a rectangular cartouche below the rim.
Approximate height,15 inches.
Provenance: From the collection of Captain Edward Pearce, Annapolis, Maryland.
Auction Date: November 9, 2019
Sold for: $900