Here we have a beautiful ancient Cizhou ware black slip painted Phoenix decorated vessel dating from the Yuan to the Ming Dynasty.
The shape here substantial and bulbous a single phoenix decorating front and back with stylized clouds in between borders top and bottom finish the whole the colors subdued and elegant.
This is a large piece measuring approximately 11 13/16" tall by approximately 9 7/16" in diameter at the widest (30cm x 24cm).
Intact and without repair this ancient vase presents beautifully and would make a superb gift for someone special or an extraordinary display within any collection of fine Asian Art of antiquities.
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