A mid 17th Century Chinese blue and white Vase

A Chinese blue and white transitional vase with lid. Late Ming (circa 1660)

Decorated with abstract floral patterns. Hairline crack in the shoulder.

For a comparable example see the collection of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth house.

Illustrated in Chatsworth house by the Duchess of Devonshire, page 93.

Size: Height cm 38, diam cm 25