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A LARGE FAHUA JAR, GUAN SHAPE.

Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th Century

The vessel is decorated with a continuous landscape scene of a lake, mandarin duck, and lotus. On the shoulder there are ruyi-shaped panels represent the Eight Buddhist Emblems of Immortal. A swell of water wave above the foot. The decoration is outlined in raised slip and picked out in pale aubergine, cream, yellow and dark blue, all on a turquoise ground. The interior is covered with green glaze.

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Last Update: 04/04/2022