This is an original 1931 color print of three different vases and jars from the Ming dynasty. Characteristic of the Ming ceramics are the white jars with blue underglaze. Shown in the pots are various images of flowers, dragons, animals, and human beings. The Ming Dynasty ruled from 1368 to 1644, and is sometimes considered the greatest era of social stability and orderly government in the world's history.
This 80+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Moderate aging throughout. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. Moderate water staining. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11.5 inches; 24 x 29 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Mohammedan Blue, Near East, Chia Ching, Wan Li, Manhattan, Metropolitan Museum of Art