Ewer in Shape of Tibetan Monk’s Cap


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This shape was introduced to the repertory of Chinese ceramics in the fourteenth century due in part to the prominence of Tibetan monks and practices at the Mongol Yuan (1271–1368) court.

Ewer in Shape of Tibetan Monk’s Cap, Porcelain painted with copper red under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware), China

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