The ears of these blue and white vases were inspired by the ears on the stem of Venetian glasses from the 17th century.
Trade flows through the Silk route created an interaction from West to East.
China, KangXi, late 17th century
Height: two vases 22x 11 cm, and one vase 25x12 cm.
Literature: William R. Sargent, Treasures of Chinese Export from the Peabody Essex Museum, p. 123, Image 35