Prunus Vase (Meiping) with Blossoming Lotus

Prunus Vase (Meiping) with Blossoming Lotus


late 1400s

Porcelain with polychrome glazes, Fahua ware

Diameter: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Bequest of John L. Severance 1942.716


Fun Fact

The shoulders of the vase are decorated with ruyi-shaped clouds.

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