This mallet vase with stylized elephant head/trunk handles, bears similarity to the appearance & physical attributions of Ru Wares of the Song Dynasty. This relates to the crystal-like glaze that evenly shrouds the body and to the light bluish-grey-green color. Also, the upright position of the vase in the firing is evidenced by 3 spur marks on the underside. The ingrained crackle design is blackish.There are long delicate crazing lines over the glaze, which should not be viewed as cracks or defects. This item is in excellent plus condition. This vase is 12" tall and app 51/2" at its widest; it is 17 around right below the shoulders. The item "A CHINESE RU WARE MALLET VASE IMPERIAL CELADON CHING DYNASTY" is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases".
angelo" and is located in Redlands, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.