A very fine Chinese porcelain baluster form vase. Potted in an ovoid lower body, tapered gracefully toward straight tall neck leading to a slightly incurved flaring rim, raised on a splayed foot base. The exterior decorated in highly complicated pictorial compositions of blue underglaze detail painting, depicted magpie within flowering tree; enclosed within a fine ring cartouche. The neck banded with arrays of tropical leaves beneath floral pendants. The body interspersed by subtle blue underglazed floral tendril motif over clean white underglazed ground. Banded with numerous auspicious ribbons around neck, shoulder, and foot. The immaculate porcelain body covered with a characteristic silky glaze. The composition is sophisticated and the decoration colors are simply a feast for the eye. The blue & white vase elegantly displayed upon a carved hardwood stand.
Mark on base, a six underglazed blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters reign mark, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
Dimensions: 16-3/4" H x 8-1/2" Dia.
Stand: 2-3/4" H