This 18th-century-inspired Imperial Blue Trumpet Vase from Mottahedeh fine dinnerware features a blue and white pattern inspired by a Chinese export pattern, circa 1730. Since the Ming Dynasty, imperial blue and white porcelains have been prized by collectors and connoisseurs around the world. The elegant design on this underglaze blue vase features a central flowered medallion, continuous collar, and floral sprays.
Display this elegant vase alone or accented with fresh cut flowers. Makes a wonderful wedding gift.
- 11"H vase featuring blue and white design
- Pattern of exotic blooms, ornate medallions, and lacy borders
- Design based on an 18th-century Chinese export
- WILLIAMSBURG by Mottahedeh
Dust with a dry cloth or duster.
The Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) saw an extraordinary period of innovation in ceramic manufacturing. Kilns investigated new techniques in design and shapes, showing a fondness for color and painted design, and an exploration of new forms. In addition to these decorative innovations, the late Ming period underwent a dramatic shift towards a market economy, exporting porcelain around the world on an unprecedented scale. The kilns became the main production center for large-scale porcelain exports to Europe.