Underglaze Painted Chinese Porcelain Tankard

(ca. 1810 or later)

One Chinese porcelain tankard with a simple handle. Approximately 1/3 of the complete vessel is present, including body, base, and rim sherds. The handle has broken off but parts of the body attachments are visible. The exterior surface is decorated with a sharp painted underglaze decoration in blue. The design features fish roe on trees, pagodas, water, and rocks. The rim is bordered with fish roe, a floral scroll, and geometric designs, including dotted diaper and trellis motifs. The height is approximately 5 1/2 inches and the base diameter is approximately 4 1/4 inches. 

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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