Polychrome-Enamelled Blue And White Square-Section Vase

Late Ming Dynasty, Tianqi Period (1620 – 1627).


With Japanese Wooden Box

Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China.

H: 13cm x 6cm

SKU: 6020 Category:

The vase is modelled with a flaring foot, straight walls and an angular shoulder supporting a cylindrical neck and lipped rim. Each side is decorated in underglaze blue with a prunus branch extending from the lower corner with further enamelled decoration of complementary form to the opposite corner, all above a hatched band. The neck and foot are decorated with a classic scroll band.