A splendid Jun ware porcelain Mei vase. Jun is one of the most important kilns in China. Originated in Tang dynasty, Jun kiln produces the most splendid, free style colors. Porcelains go into the kiln with no color at all, but emerges with fantastic colors, all produced by the pieces' reaction with the kiln's temperature.
This beautiful vase is from our treasured Jun collection. The contrasting cherry and lake blue is very pleasant and forms such harmony. The Mei (prunus) vase is known for its elegant shape and classic style. It has been favored by the Chinese scholars and ladies for thousands of years. At once ancient and modern, this timeless piece is a sophisticated addition to any elegant interior.