Rare Ming Dynasty Chenghua Period Daucai Lidded Guan H 3 in. This jar has an inscription of a Chinese word 'Tian' at the base. It is most likely for imperial use because 'Tian' in Chinese means Heaven or God. This was likely used in the Chenghua Palace
BLUE AND WHITE 'LONGEVITY' BALUSTER VASE, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY, finely painted around the sides with a honeycomb diaper pattern, each cell enclosing a stylized shou character, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue. H 19 3/4 in.