Celadon Yen Yen Vase, China, Ming dynasty style, with meiping-shape body, long neck, and trumpet mouth, resting on a thick unglazed footring, the body decorated with molded flowers between a ruyi cloud band around the rounded shoulder and a broad ribbed band around the waisted bottom, the neck with similar design between series of incised ring bands, the glaze with allover crackling and uneven with brown undertone to some area, from neck up slightly slanted, ht. 17 3/4, mouth rim dia. 8 1/8 in.
rim with a repaired chip and a trace of repaired chip and hairline crack, minor glazing flaws with tiny firing cracks, clay impurities, and pockmarks.
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