A large size Cizhou rice wine jar, late Ming period ca 1600. The text on the shoulder contains a date but since it is written as a lunar year instead of a year of reign of a specific emperor, it is not clear what te exact year is. The design on the body is called - duck flying over reed reflected in the water - but is hardly recognizable as such. Height 67 cm Diameter 46 cm. There is a vertical crack running through the body and there is frost damage to the glaze. Scarce because of the text.