Small water vessel

LL 5914


Small water vessel in form of a gourd with two smaller gourds attached to act as feet. Decorated in cloisonné enamel with a gourd vine with foliage, fruit and flowers in white and green in a dark blue ground. The smaller gourds are yellowish white, with a bat and 'good luck' Chinese characters in red. All three gourds are pierced with a small hole at the neck. Just for decoration.