SANCAI-GLAZED BISCUIT MONKEY-FORM EWER
CATALOGUE NUMBER 0289
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 5 ⅞ inches
Marchant, Ltd., London, 2000
A biscuit monkey ewer, holding a drinking vessel in his hands, forming the spout, his back with a pouring hole and handle, from which issue pine branches, splashed with green and yellow glaze simulating the sancai glaze of the Tang dynasty. Related Examples: For another monkey ewer, with turquoise, amber and yellow glaze see The Copeland Collection -- The Peabody Museum of Salem, Massachusetts by William R. Sargent, pl. 31.