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Large Blue and White Cider Jug
Catalog#: Spring 2003
Category: Ceramics
SubType: Chinese Export Porcelain
Origin: China
Era: 18th Century
Height: 34.5 cm inches
Chinese Porcelain, Qing dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795)

A jug modelled after a faience original, with a short handle, and full pear-shaped body tapering to a broad spout with the face of a Western man. Decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous landscape, including rocky islands with pagodas, trees, mountains, fences, a bridge with two figures and a boat, all connected with water. The neck decorated with a diaper-patterned border around the rim.

Circa 1740-1750; Height 34.5 cm

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