The vase delicately potted with a banded mouth rim rising from tall cylindrical neck and a short straight foot, with angled shoulder. The bulbous main body finely decorated with two eight lobed floriform petal cartouche enclosing a famille rose hand painting of medallions enclosing a live scene of scholars with their attendance within garden landscape, all surrounded by cranes and ruyi clouds reserved on a ruby under glazed ground. Set between interlocking ruyi border under the rim and foot, beneath the pale-blue key fret pattern on the rim. The vase beautifully presented upon a carved hardwood stand.
Mark on base, a seal mark, of six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
Dimension: 15"H x 8.5" Diam ; (only Stand): 3"H
PROVENANCE: Acquired from a vast Connecticut estate collection in 2007 with records indicating that they were purchased over several years during the early 1900's and up until the 1915's from the JS Ltd Company New York. Pieces of history being passed on to the future.