Very fine painting on the round body displaying a highly curved handle and curved spout designed all around with a richly figurative scene. Also a scaly, horned, four-legged qilin with scaly body and bushy tail. The qilin counts among the "Four Wonder Animals" and is a symbol of peace and blessing of children. A servant swings a tall honorary canopy. Domed lid and knob.
Dimensions: HEIGHT AND WIDTH 12 CM
Condition: Very good condition
Provenance: Old German private collection