Blue and White rare Chinese Transitional / Late Ming porcelain mug I a cylindrical or waisted form. made during the last Ming Emperor’s reign – Chongzhen – at the kilns at Jingdezhen c1643
Painted with a continuous scene of two scholars in a conversation I a garden setting. the top of the tankard is painted with scrolling foliage and around the base stylized lappets.
excellent colour and potting of a rare item.