Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Covered ewer in the shape of an eight-lobed melon, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Glazed porcelain with molded and appliquÚd decoration, qingbai ware. H. 10 in x W. 5 in x D. 6 1/2 in, H. 26.7 cm x W. 12.7 cm x D. 16.5 cm  Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, B81P57. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture