Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain box is sturdily potted in a flattened cylindrical form, with slightly domed lid. The baluster jar is capped by a dome lid. The exterior decorated in various tone and shades blue under glazed of fishes amidst water foliate and cresting waters. Banded with fine rings on the rims. The shape is uniformly proportioned with subtle drawings. The base left unglazed revealed grayish-creme ground and dark-brown spots of firing marks with radiating cutted edges during the kiln process. The receded central base remain white underglazed.
Mark on base, six underglaze blue script -KaiShu- characters, enclosed within double fine rings, WanLi Reign Period of Great Ming.
Dimensions: 6" H x 11-1/4" Dia.