Mid 20th Century Famille Rose Blue Ground Porcelain Ginger Jar, With Rural Scenes
**Free Shipping. Mid 20th Century Chinese ginger jar in the manner of the Yongzheng reign with multiple vignettes painted against a 'powder blue ground'. Carefully hand painted in famille rose overglaze enamels, the jar depicts interesting scenes of rural everyday activities including harvesting rice, picking fruit, preparing a meal, and more. A portal into days gone by in China.
The underside bears the Qianlong reign mark in underglaze blue in two concentric circles..
Acquired from a collector of fine antique Chinese porcelains who has amassed such over the last 40 years.
Dimensions: 10 1/4" tall x 8 1/2" diameter.
The Yongzheng Emperor, born Yinzhen, was the fifth Emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the third Qing emperor to rule over China proper, reigned from 1722 to 1735.