A SANCAI GLAZED POTTERY AMPHORA VASE WITH A MYTHICAL BEAST, 17th CENTURY
China, late Ming to early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Standing on a hexagonal base, the body is decorated with a mythical beast to each side, carved and incised in high relief. The looped handles with heads of mythical beasts. Old Chinese collector’s or merchant’s inscription to the base.
Condition: Excellent condition with very little minor chipping.
Provenance: French private collection.
Weight: 619.7 g.
Dimensions: Height 19.9 cm.