An exceptionally rare 15th Century Chinese Crescent Shaped Ewer Pilgrim Flask cobalt blue five claw imperial dragon design to both sides Xuande reign mark 1426 to 1435 See other notable examples Robert Finlay, The Pilgrim Art, Cultures of Porcelain in World History p299, S. T. Yeo & Jean Martin in Arts Orientalis, Singapore, South East Asian Ceramics Society and National Museum Singapore, April 1978, no.28 and also http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.349.html/2011/arts-of-the-islamic-world . Dimensions as follows 21cm by 18cm by 11cm Thanking you for your interest and time. Please view our other lots in this auction of Chinese Antiques,Artifacts and Antiquities. This Lot has been curated by experienced professional Antique Dealers and Appraisers. Please note this Lot has a reserve, a reserve is a minimum amount the seller will accept. The reserve is more than the starting bid but less than the high estimate. Once the reserve is met then the highest bid will win the Lot. Bidders especially absentee bidders are advised to place their maximum bid to have the best chance of winning the Lot.