Yuan Blue and White Round Jar

Yuan Blue and White Round Jar
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Yuan Blue and White Round Jar

C. 1300 China
Yuan Blue and White beaded rounded jar rare larger size than the slightly more common ones.
The design shows beads of applied 'pearls of beads' making six panels three of which are painted with peonies and foliage. Around the neck are two lugs which is normal on Yuan blue and white jars
The blue was usually painted on the unbaked body of the jar and glazed before firing.
According to many there is a thought that these type of jars were an off shoot of Qin Bi and Shufu wares
Excelent and rare example


See Plate 8 in yuan and Ming Blue and White from jiangzi for a smaller one.


private collection from the 1960s/1970s


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