The ewer is modelled after a leather pouch-form flask with a finger-pinched arched handle and cylindrical neck. It is covered all over in a vibrant, amber glaze that falls short of the foot to reveal the buff-coloured body.
8.7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high

Private English Collection, assembled prior to 1996.
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A comparable amber-glazed flask from the collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth was sold at Christie's New York, 1-15 December 2015, lot 49.
The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. C117p9 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

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