Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt

Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt
Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt Chinese 17th Century Porcelain Molded Wucai Salt
Offered by: Catherine Hunt Oriental Ceramics
Dealer reference: 6297

Description

Late Transitional 17th century rare molded wucai salt made at the end of the reign of Shunzhi or the beginning of the reign of Kangxi c1660 for export to Europe made at the kilns at Jingdezhen.
The top is indented to the top for the salt and the rest of the top is petal molded to reflect the flowers which are painted to the top and the around the underside.
the base is octagonal in shape painted with scattered flower heads and stylised Ruyi heads which are slightly raised above the rest of the body/
The middle section is painted with burnt orange colour to show a single band below a scrolling pattern
Excellent piece

Height: 7.00cm (2.76 inches)
Width: 8.00cm (3.15 inches)

Condition

very good a couple of very minor glaze losses to the points of the petals on the top

Date

Circa 1660

Price

£1,500.00

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