Porcelain jar of guan form with rounded body, thick mouth rim and animal masks on the shoulders, pierced to hold metal rings. Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Diaper band round the lip and a scroll of chrysanthemum round the neck; band of lotus panels with auspicious emblems on shoulder above a band containing phoenixes flying amid lotus scrolls. Large scrolling flowers on body, and lappets on lower section. The base and foot ring are unglazed.
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