Provenance: From an Austrian private collection. Acquired from the heirs of an important German collector who acquired most of his collection in China between 1910 and 1930.
Condition: Significant wear and scratches to glaze. Several star-shaped cracks. Still in presentable original condition, especially given the age of this piece.
Weight: 565.5 grams.
Dimensions: Diameter 13 cm.
The vessel is decorated in iron red and green enamels above the glaze and deep cobalt-blue thereunder. It rests on three mythical heads covered in iron red. The base is slightly recessed.