Description: Sturdily potted porcelain vessel, with heavy toward the rounded shoulder, gently tapered to the prominent short neck with wide opening, raised on flat base. The exterior decorated in WuCai color hand painting within four floriform cartouche depicting two opposing dragons in pursuing the centralized flaming pearl amidst flames and clouds, interspersed with dense of lotus sprays and tendril foliate. Banded with upward petal lappets on the foot. The underside base left unglazed, revealed the pale-creme ground with burnt orange and darker spots in the firing.
Mark on collar, a seal mark, of six blue script characters enclosed within rectangular frame, JiaJing Reign Period of Great Ming.
Dimensions: Dimension: 15-1/2" H x 12-1/2" Diam.
Date: Qing Dynasty
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: From the collection of a well known philanthropists in the Charlotte North Carolina area. They continue to live their philanthropic lifestyles giving and sharing the items they cherish with others so that they may also enjoy such exquisite treasures.
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