A pair of wucai enamels porcelain vases Maximize

A pair of wucai enamels porcelain vases

Wucai enamels porcelain
China
Wanli Emperor period (1573-1619)
Ming
Height : 17,5 cm
Private Parisian collection

Rare and important pair of wucai enamels hexagonal porcelain vases decorated in underglazed cobalt blue, polychrome yellow and green enamels on an all-over iron-red geometric patterns ground. Keyfret around the upper border, precious objects and open work on the neck, lingzhi mushrooms and leaves patterns on the body, chilong dragons and mushrooms surrounded by openwork vertical geometric patterns finished by lingzhi heads, Lotus pannels on the foot.

The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelains on Polychrome and Contrasting Colours. Cat. 56, p. 60. (an open work wucai enamels porcelain vase of the same period)
Oriental Ceramics, vol. 8, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Stockholm. Fig. 56.
Oriental Ceramics, vol. 10, Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Fig. 237.