Description & Technical information

Kangxi period 
Dutch or English Market 
A fine and unusual Chinese porcelain vase in blue and white, painted with birds and figures, the form a variant of the gu shape, the base with artemisia leaf in double blue circle. The painting of the birds is exceptionally fine in an elaborate and sophisticated scheme of panels and borders and the shape too is unusual.

Date:  1690
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 45 cm (17³/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art