Of pear-shaped form with large petal shaped reserves with phoenixes set against a flower and tendril filled ground. The underfoot with apocryphal Chenghua mark.
Height: 10 ¾ inches (27.3 cm.)
Ex Collection: Ira and Nancy Koger
A similar ewer in form, but with different decoration on the body is illustrated and described by Krahl in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, and Vol. II, cat. No. 814 and is dated to the mid-16th century