Period of TRANSITIONAL (1620-1683)
Chinese 17th Century Blue and White Porcelain Tankard

Chinese 17th Century Blue and White Porcelain Tankard
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Period of TRANSITIONAL (1620-1683)
Chinese 17th Century Blue and White Porcelain Tankard

C. 1643 China
£4,950.00
Blue and White rare Chinese Transitional / Late Ming porcelain Tankard of a cylindrical or waisted form. made during the last Ming Emperor's reign - Chongzhen - at the kilns at Jingdezhen c1643
Painted with a continuous scene of two scholars in a conversation I a garden setting. the top of the tankard is painted with scrolling foliage and around the base stylized lappets.
excellent colour and potting of a rare item.

Literature

See J Harrison -Hall Ming ceramics in the British Museum - London 2001 page 359 12:11. For comparable see lot 3534 Christies New York sale on 16th March 2015 - An Era of Inspiration from the Collection of Julia and John Curtis

Provenance

From The Arthur Sprigs Collection which he had purchased from Hopkins in Oxford during the 1950's
For comparable see lot 3534 Christies New York sale on 16th March 2015 - An Era of Inspiration from the Collection of Julia and John Curtis

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