Large Antique Qing Dynasty Chinese Famille Rose White Porcelain Vase With Exotic Birds & Calligraphy
This is an extremely well hand painted vase in colorful enamels with a detailed wrap-around scene portraying pairs of exotic birds in a lush setting with birch trees, peonies, chrysanthemums etc. The back with columns of hand painted calligraphic characters relating a poetic narrative of the scene.
All very auspicious.
Late 19th / early 20th Century.
Excellent condition. No damage or repair. Minor loss of gilt on handles.
22 3/4" high x 9" diameter