Large Antique 19th. Century Chinese Blue & White Phoenix Palace Urn / Ginger Jar With Foo Lions (Qing)
This attractive antique Chinese porcelain ginger jar. is a striking classic Chinese baluster form with four royal blue lion faces equally spaced at the shoulder. The lid with a blue foo/fu lion finial.
The jar is carefully hand painted with a wrap-around scene portraying an auspicious phoenix bird perched dramatically on a ledge amongst lush traditional Chinese rock and landscape surroundings. Lots of flowers and leaves throughout. The blues are gorgeous - from light blue to royal blue to navy blue.
Condition is excellent.
Mid to Late 19th century.
17 3/4" high x 10" diameter. Foot rim is 9" diameter.