An Unusual Ge-Type Bottle Vase, 17th/18th Century or Earlier, Later Ormolu-Mounted as an Ewer
Well potted in bottle form, under a grey glaze crackled into miniature networks, complemented by fainter and finer ‘golden thread’ networks, mounted into an ornamental 19th century ewer form
height 11.6" — 29.5 cm.
overall good condition, mounted as ewer
A vase of similar height and design from the Yongzheng Period (1678-1735) can be found in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, accession number 中瓷004067N
From an Important Private Collection, Toronto
Department: Asian Art