Blue and White Transitional Jar, Circa 1650
Chinese blue and white transitional jar, circa 1650, the body decorated with a continuous scene of two birds flying above foliate sprays of flowers and bamboo issuing from rockwork with insects and beneath clouds beneath a band of lappets to the neck.
Height: 10 3/4in. (27.5 cm.)
Chip to rim.
For a similarly decorated jar see, Feng-Chun MA, ‘Chinese Porcelain from the Wanli to Kangxi Period’, p. 102, no. 46.