Chinese 19th C. Yixing Jug or Decanter – Dragon
Fine antique chinese Yixing Zisha Ware Jug with cover, 19th Century
Baluster shaped jug or decanter in red yixing stoneware decorated with reticulated pewter showing a dragon on both sides. Marked on the bottom: “Yixing Zisha”.
Excellent condition of the yixing jug, no cracks, hairlines or restorations – only the pewter has a few damages from use. See photos.
A similar teapot is illustrated in the book “Yixing Teapots for Europe” by Patrice Valfré on page 193.
Height: ca. 15 cm (with lid)