Exquisite early 19th century Chinese porcelain vase has a delicately tapered body and flared lip, flanked by two molded handles. Painted with expressive brushstrokes, the Chinese vase is adorned with peony flowers, emblems of spring and feminine beauty. Hidden among the flowers is a graceful pheasant resting on a rock, a regal motif in Chinese art that adds the blessings of beauty and good fortune to the vase.
Height: 57 cm (22.04 in.)
Diameter: 24 cm (9.44 in.)
Chinese vase is in very good and original vintage condition, slight scratches and light wear consistent with its time and use.