Yuan Dynasty, finely potted in Chinese traditional YuHuChun shape vessel, 'the pear shaped' bottle vase, a bottom-heavy body tapered gracefully to slender waisted neck flaring at the rim, supported on short spreading foot ring. Painted in various tones and shades of cobalt-blue with phoenix interspersed by scrolling leafy uptala, the night lotus blooms, all between broad lappet bands around the shoulder and foot, the neck encircled by upright plantain leaves above a key fret band, the interior rim with a classic scroll. The glaze stopping before the foot rim, revealed the pale-creme ground, with orange and grayish firing marks. The receded central under base remain white underglaze. The pear vase elegantly presented upon a carved hardwood stand.
Prob. from Yuan Dynasty Period.
Dimension: 10" H x 5-1/2" W ; (only Stand) 1-/12/" H
PROVENANCE: The items that we have the privilege of marketing for our consignor come with some history, These items are reported to have been purchased from The Revelations Antique shop operated by Kurt Kjellin for more than 40 years. The consignor on numerous business trips to New York would visit the East Village shop to find rare and unique items to add to his personal collection.