Jar and cover

LL 6072


Jar, with ovoid body, short neck, and dome-shaped cover (LL 6073). Painted in blue and underglazed red. Design of three panels, containing rockery, flowering peach, and bird: a basket of flowers, and a group of vases and emblems. Between them are three upright bands with butterflies. Three ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') shaped lappets with chrysanthemum scrolls in white on blue, and ju-i heads between. Ju-i borders. Empty double ring under the base.