20th. Century Chinese Porcelain Qilin Parade Planter With Immortals, Qing Dynasty
The body is decorated with pink, yellow, green and blue stylised clouds supporting further single or groups of figures in traditional dress. All very symbolic and auspicious.
The shoulder area had a band of pink ruyi on a jade green background topped by a band of yellow decorated with flowers and dark and light green leaves.
Top rim is a simple repeating pattern of fret/meander in green, pink and yellow.
The enamel work is noteworthy - when one rubs a hand over it, it is raised to the touch - a superior piece. Early to possibly Mid 20th. Century.
Dimensions: Dia 15", H12".
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