Hand-Painted Nippon Claret Jug
Hand-Painted Nippon Claret Jug, 1911-1921, Japanese, the body decorated with Dutch scenes of a shoreline dotted with windmills, the neck and stopper inspired by Egyptian and Assyrian decorative arts and include lotus flowers and an Assyrian bull, signed in overglaze green with an "M" in a wreath and "Hand Painted, Nippon", h. 9-1/2".
In very good condition. No chips, cracks or evidence of repairs. Minor wear to the gilding on the handle. The surface overall slightly soiled form age. The cork part of the stopper is also in remarkably fine condition.