Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Monochrome Blue Porcelain Box
This rare porcelain box was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) in the mid to late 16th century. The outer surface is coated in a dark blue glaze whilst the inner surface is coated in a white glaze. To the base are thick globules of crawled blue glaze.
Diameter 8.5 cm. There are a few tiny "nibbles" to the sharp vulnerable edges and a short firing fissure to the edge of the cover that is only visible on the inner surface, but there is no restoration or repair.
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