Ewers of this type continued to be created through to the Qing dynasty in various media; for example see a qingbai version with a stylised dragon spout, attributed to the Southern Song dynasty, excavated in 1976 at Changyi, Xinjian county, now in the Jiangxi Museum, Jiangxi, illustrated in Zhongguo chutu ciqi quanji/Complete Collection of Ceramic Art Unearthed in China, Beijing, 2008, vol. 14, pl. 78; and a Yuan blue and white flask with a phoenix head spout, the body painted on the flattened circular body, illustrated in Yuan dai qinghua ci [Yuan blue and white wares], Shanghai, 2000, pl. 66. Compare also two gold-embellished silver teapots of globular form, the handle in the form of a dragon and the spout issuing from the head of a mythical creature, one from the Palace Museum, Beijing, included in Zhongguo jin yin boli falangqi quanji [The complete collection of Chinese gold, silver, glass and enamelled wares], Shijiazhuang, 2004, pl. 344, and the other in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the Museum’s exhibition The Far-Reaching Fragrance of Tea. The Art and Culture of Tea in Asia, Taipei, 2015, cat. no. I-77.
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