Large Painted Cizhou Ware Vase, China, Song dynasty style, elongated oval shape with four leaf-shape loopholes around the shoulder and a straight neck with a rounded rim, the body decorated in four sections divided by brushed lines with the main section depicting four monks seated against a painted ground with foliate scrolls and dots between a two floral bands above and below, a lappet band encircling the bottom, a palmette scroll around the neck, ht. 21 in.
in good condition with heavy surface stain and dirt.
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