Property from Various Owners
A blue and white porcelain vase
Chenghua mark, 19th century
Of ovoid shape surmounted by a protruding rounded mouth rim above a short cylindrical neck, the sides painted with large naturalistic depictions of bamboo, pine, and prunus in cobalt of hues varying from navy blue to almost black, all supported by an unglazed raised foot rim encircling the recessed base bearing the six-character mark in standard script of thin strokes (old discolored hairline cracks).
12 3/4in (32cm) high