Vintage Chinese Famille Noire "One Hundred Flowers" Porcelain Ginger Jar
Hand painted vintage porcelain Ginger Jar with rich, colorful enamels in the "one hundred flowers" design. When a Chinese emperor employs the auspicious motif of “one hundred flowers”, the blessings extend over his entire empire. A profusion of flowers in bloom against a black glaze background covers this round jar/vase. This luxurious design symbolizes a wish for the Qing empire to last as long as flowers grow in the world.
Lower lappet border in light blue and pale yellow with pale yellow ruyi style border around the opening.
Hallmarked in red on the underside indicating the piece is made in Jingdezhen (historic capitol of Chinese Imperial porcelain production).
11 3/4" tall x 7 1/4" diameter.