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'Rolwagen' vase with scene from a historical drama

Artist: Unknown Artist

Date: c.1630-1645
Overall: 22.8 x 8 cm (9 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium: Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue
Credit Line: The Robert Murray Bell and Ann Walker Bell Collection of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain
Origin:China, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen
Object number: G01.2.44
DescriptionChinese porcelain vase, blue and white, rolwagen type, with tapering cylindrical form with waisted neck. It has a stepped base with incised scrollwork at shoulder and base. It is painted with a scene of a court official visiting scholar in mountains, and pendant leaves at the neck.