Hexagonal vase with cover

LL 6316


Hexagonal vase with pierced outer casing, ovoid body with slightly spreading base and short straight neck, and dome-shaped cover with knob. Moulded with stiff overlapping leaves above the base, on the shoulder, on the neck, and on the cover. On the sides are panels of honeycomb open-work with swastika fret in blue between and ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') heads. The moulded leaves are shaped with blue. The inner tube is painted with growing flowers.