An export lacquer ewer, late 17th Century.

This multi-lobed ewer,  in the form of a cherry blossom in cross section, is decorated with a continuous landscape, height 12.5cm, width 15.5cm, handle to spout.

1835 Inventory: “Japan Closet, Japan in the Glass case opposite the door(s), sic, Black Japan & Gold A Teapot”.

1867 Inventory: “Cabinets, No 88 Japan Closet, A black and gold japan teapot”.

REFERENCE: JWA09044

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