A Chinese blue and white jar and cover. Kangxi period
Of ovoid form, decorated in underglaze blue, the body with floral sprays between wide blue-ground lappet bands, filled with leafy scrollwork. The short neck and a thin ring at the top of the vase is unglazed to accommodate the small, low-domed cover, that is decorated with a central flower.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 8.26 in. (21 cm)
- Reference :
A smaller jar with this decoration, from the Collection of Samuel Putnam Avery Sr., is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum (NYC), inventory number 79.2.294a.