Beautiful Ming Dynasty Proto Blue and White Glazed Jar - China 1368-1644 AD
Size: 22cm wide, 1.7 kg,. Fine condition.
A glazed Provincial ceramic footed jar with carinated profile, deep shoulder and narrow raised rim, dense floral motifs.
Object History: Acquired from a UK Auction House, previously collected in the 1990s. Collection of a deceased Japanese gentleman (1970-2010).
Object Literature: The Ming dynasty, that ruled China from 1368 to 1644 A.D , was famous for its fine ceramics and especially the cobalt blue-and-white porcelain.The major production center for porcelain was the imperial kilns at Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province.