RARE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SMALL MEIPING Probably Jiawen Period (1399-1402) Height 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm)
Probably Jiawen Period (1399-1402)
The small vessel is painted in a strong blue with a single phoenix in flight amidst vines; the shoulder is wrapped with a four-point ruyi head collar. Height 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm).
Aronson, Amsterdam, June 1967
Margaret Medley, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, Transactions, "Regrouping Blue and White", 1962-63, vol. 34
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1971, no. 131
Additional Notes & Condition Report
some scattered pinholes to glaze
uneven blue glaze
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