A small wucai 'peach' jar 17th century | 十七世紀 五彩折枝桃紋罐
Property from the personal collection of Sam and Myrna Myers in France
A small wucai 'peach' jar
H. 16.3 cm, 6 3/8 in.
Collection personnelle de Sam et Myrna Myers en France
Petite jarre en porcelaine wucai à décor de pêches, XVIIe siècle
The jar is in overall good condition with the exception of some expected surface wear and typical light scratches. There is a hairline crack visible to the interior of with the smaller prong extending from it (only visible on the interior and not going through the body). There is a shrinkage in the glaze to the interior original to the firing, translating into a small recess on the shoulder. The enamels are well preserved.
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