Wanli Blue and White Square Bottle Vase

Porcelain, Underglaze Blue.

Wanli Reign (AD 1572-1620) in the Ming Dynasty (AD1368-1644)

Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, South Central China.

17cm H x 11cm W

 

SKU: 5080 Category:

Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue the four-sided bottle with a domed shoulder and a ribbed, cylindrical neck that resembles the scoring of a screw top. The Vessel depicts alternative floral scenes of chrysanthemums and flowering peonies amongst rocks and flying insects. The base is left unglazed to expose its porcelaneous body.