Chinese Nanking Export Porcelain Vase 1790-1810
A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE CHINESE NANKING EXPORT PORCELAIN LIDDED GARNITURE VASE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET, CIRCA 1790-1810. Of ovoid form, finely decorated with copper red grisaille bird's eye view cartouches of Oriental sea ports and mountainous settings, reserved on a stippled ground below figural China man handles and surmounted by a conforming cover, losses and repairs. Height 27.5 inches (70 cm).
Reference: Chinese Export Porcelain in North America by Jean McClure Mudge, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., Publishers, New York, 1986, Page 203, Illustration 323 for another example.