Blue and White Kraak Double-Gourd Vase, Wanli (1573-1619)
Chinese blue and white kraak double-gourd vase, Wanli (1573-1619), the lower gourd decorated with shaped cartouches containing flowers issuing from, separated by horses flying above cloudscrolls, the upper gourd with panels containing jardinières and branches of fruit, the neck decorated with stiff leaves.
Height: 11 3/4in. (30cm).
Frits to rim, drill hole to base neatly restored.
For a similar example see the Victoria and Albert Museum, No. C.1869-1921.