TANKARD . h : 26 cm.
Cylindrical shape, with handle . Very finely painted in siverly-cobaltblue, a continuous scene of a mandarin accompanied by his servant , in a garden .
period : TRANSITIONAL , ca.1650 .
refer. : " Chinsesisches Porzelaan in europaïschen Fassungen " ,
L. Schuerleer , p.218 -222 .
" Chinese Blue & White Porcelain from the PULLMAN
Collection " , Spink ( UK) London 1998 , n°13 .
Finely ciseled SILVER cover, attached tu the handle .
Although not an export object , this jug was made after a german "Bierkrug" or " SCHNELLE .
Perfect condition .