Kangxi – Chinese – early 18th Century blue and white small Yen Yen sometimes called trumpet vase.
made at Jingdezhen and painted in under glaze blue to show Mongolian warrior horseman with Banner men
Miniature Yen Yens are very rare and were difficult to pot and paint well. This is an excellent example.
The scene is considered to be of Mu – Guiying the legendary heroine from China’s Northern Song Dynasty.