Chinese Ming Dynasty bottle vase, finely potted in a 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 garden landscape and tropical leaves. The glaze stopping before the foot rim, revealed the pale-creme ground. The receded central under base remain white underglaze. The pear vase elegantly presented upon a carved hardwood stand. Fitted unto a yellowish-brown silk covered hard cushion, with purple metallic ribbon pedestal. All sets within the original slide-lidded hardwood box.
Mark on base, six underglazed blue script -KaiShu- characters, enclosed within double fine rings, XuanDe Reign Period of Great Ming.
Dimensions: 13" H x 7" W
Stand: 1-7/8" H
(Box) 19" H x 9-7/8" W