A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century

Lot 256. A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams.

The baluster body finely moulded with foliate lappets and floral motifs, with painted swags at the waisted neck, flanked with a scrolled loop handle and a S-shaped spout, the lid similarly decorated and with a knop. 21cm (8 1/4in) high (2).

Note: Compare with a ewer and cover, 18th century, sold in Christie's 28 June 2007, lot 422.

Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE