A very fine Ming-style blue and white vase, yuhuchunping
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Of elegant pear-shaped form, rising to a wide trumpet mouth, the body finely painted in deep, vivid tones of underglaze blue in imitation of heaping and piling, with plantain and bamboo growing beside pierced rockwork on grassy mounds enclosed by fencing in the background, bordered below by a band of upright lotus lappet and nine lotus flowers at the splayed foot, a pendent ruyi-head border at the shoulder, below bands of upright elongated plantain leaves and a stylised floral scroll to the waisted neck.
28.8cm (11¼in) high
Chinese Works of Art
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