Ceramic bottle vase, likely Japanese in the Chinese Ge style, with crackle glaze and double incised lines enclosing cobalt blue floral decoration around the neck. Small round paper label to underside for Yamanaka & Co., Fifth Avenue, New York. 10 1/2"H. Note: this bottle vase descended in the family of C. Frederick Childs (1875-1955), founder of the C.F. Childs & Co. Securities Co. Mr. Childs was the first dealer of U.S. Government Securities. His offices in Chicago and New York were across the street from the Federal Reserve in each city and his trading office was located at One Wall Street.
By descent from Mrs. Edith McBride Bass of Nashville (granddaughter of C. Frederick Childs). Additional provenance information in description.
Scattered small glaze chips to upper rim and foot ring, largest 1/4". Miniscule glaze pop or chip to side with hairlines 1/2" abrasion to side with pooled glaze.