Sold, thank you very much (Taiwan).
A very rare and high value Yuan dynasty under glaze copper red yuhuchun vase, rounded side with pear shape and open wide trumpet mouth, vase decorated with under glaze copper red of continuous lotus flower motif at the exterior, vase covered with good qingbai glaze, Yuan red under glze vase is rare because of high difficulties in making, very rare to find similar yuhuchun vase in this very good condition.
Vase is in very good condition no chip, no crack no restoration, very small glaze nick fritt at outer lower rim, very good porcelain with high ping with finger tip.
Size: 24 cm height.
Compare the vase of very similar form and decoration in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, illustrated by S. Valenstein, A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, rev. ed., 1989, no. 13 and again in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, 1976, Tokyo, vol. I, no. 726. Another vase in the Avery Brundage Collection, the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, also painted with lotus scroll below a band of scroll-filled panels was included in the exhibition, Chinese Art Under the Mongols: the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), Cleveland Museum of Art, 2 October - 24 November, 1968, no. 167.
Other yuhuchunping painted in a similar style in underglaze red and decorated with scrolling tendrils of different flowers, including peony on a vase in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, included in the exhibition, In Pursuit of the Dragon, Traditions and Transitions in Ming Ceramics, Seattle Art Museum, 1988, no.7, and chrysanthemum on a vase in the British Museum, Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great Collections, Tokyo, 1981, vol. 5, no. 74.
A very similar vase but in smaller size 21.5 cm and lower red color motif is been sold at Christies auction house Lot 563 Sale 1976 Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art 19 March 2008 New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 and sold for $73,000.