A porcelain bottle vase with tall straight neck, the ovoid body painted in rich underglaze blue with flowering prunus and birds amidst rocks, the blossoms in underglaze copper red, the neck with sprays of bamboo, the base recessed.
Underglaze blue encircled Chenghua six-character mark
China, Kangxi period, 1662-1722, height: 26.2 cm (10 ½ inches)
Provenance: Pullan Collection
Spink and Son Ltd, purchased 6th September, 1999 (Spink exhibition cat no 45)