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A very rare and high value Yuan dynasty Yuhuchun vase with under glaze copper red decoration, pear shape flared mouth with out turned rim and stands on a spreading foot, vase decorated with under glaze copper red in fine flower motif design and covered with nice bluish white qingbai glaze, a flower scroll design around the belly is framed by parrarel red lines and around the neck with with scroll works in triangular panels, the base is glazed inside the spreading foot ring.
Vase is in good condition with only damage part on the rim re-attach, very good condition on the body part, vase is excavated from trowulan east java in 80's.
Size: 26.5 cm height.
A 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.
Also similar piece 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.