Blue Ground Gilt Decorated Ewer, 18th/19th Century
With a slender handle and spout emerging from the pear-shaped body decorated with gilt designs of Buddhist emblems and lions against a cobalt blue ground
height 8.3" — 21 cm.
Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).