Vase with Scholar in a Landscape (one of a pair)

Porcelain painted with sepia and colored enamels over a transparent glaze (jingdezhen ware) | 16.2in | c. 1915-35

Unknown Artist

Early in the twentieth century, under the auspices of Yuan Shikai, some ceramics of surprisingly fine quality were produced at the Jingdezhen kilns of Jiangxi Province. Yuan had been named president of the Chinese Republic in 1912, and his ambitions ...
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