A very fine 18th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty porcelain moon vase. Finely potted in a compressed globular body, tapered gracefully toward narrow spherical neck gently wider and bulbous under the rim, leading to narrow opening, raised on oval foot base. Two curved ribbon handles flanked from shoulder to the neck. The exterior decorated in vivid famille rose painting, depicted bridges architectural pavilions within waterside landscape, enclosed within fine blue line. The neck interspersed by bands of trailing lotus blossoms, the sides with similar floral bands, bordered with repeated key fret patterns under the mouth. The moon flask elegantly displayed upon the original carved hardwood stand.
Mark on base, a six underglazed blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters reign mark, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
Dimensions: 16-1/2" H x 11" W
PROVENANCE: From New York Estate Sales and Auctions Near The Hudson, 1928. The same collections can be found from Lot-269 through Lot-322.