Bottle

Chinese for export and German
about 1715
Decorated by Ignaz Preissler (German, 1676-1741)


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

24.76 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.83

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, with underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

From foot, bulbous shape, fluted; extending into long neck with bulge and flaring lip; chinoiserie decoration in blue and orange with gilt; figures, birds trees. town, scroll and leaf motif.

Provenance

Ex coll. Count von Kolowrat (according to note from donor, 1969).

Count Alexander Joseph Kolowrat-Krakowsky (1886-1927), heir to large estates in Bohemia. Or possibly his parents, Count Leopold Kolowrat and Nadine Baroness von Huppmann-Valbella.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson