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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Meiping with Cover


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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Meiping with Cover

This porcelain vase, or meiping, was made during the “Middle Ming” period (1488 – 1566). The underglaze blue decoration surrounding the widest part of the body is a chrysanthemum scroll with various floral and geometric patterns above and below. The chrysanthemum is an emblem of friendship. The slightly recessed flat base remains unglazed. The glaze is crackled in places. There an area to the shoulder where the glaze appears a little dull – close examination shows this to be due to microscopic pitting in the surface of the glaze. This meiping comes complete with its cover – although the cover is a little mis-shapen and is missing its finial, it is extremely rare for such a vessel to still have any cover at all !

Height 26 cm (10 inches). Condition is very good with no restoration or repair.

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