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Small but very rare qinghua decorated porcelain vase, Wanli.

Stock Number: 5290

Very rare small Chinese porcelain vase with a compressed body rising towards a cylindrical neck decorated in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with magpies flying amongst flowers, neck painted with gnarled peach trees, c. 1600, Wanli reign, Ming dynasty, h. 15 cm, 6 in. 1-22413 (two small and three nicks glaze loss to rim filled in)