Chinese Qing Dynasty tea dust amphora vase. Potted in a facetted lower body, hexagon shape, tapered gracefully toward straight tall neck leading to a slightly incurved rim, flanked with two elephant mask handles on the neck, raised on a circle splayed foot base. All reserved in olive-green under glazed with densely dusted golden-yellow speckles, thinning to brown at the mouth-rim. The immaculate porcelain body is covered with a characteristic silky glaze, with attractive various striations throughout the finish. The glaze is seamless and gives off a beautiful luster, with the colors maintaining excellent vibrancy. The underside foot rim shows unglazed burnt deep-brown ground in the firing, enclosing the tea dust glaze receded central base. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned.
The Under-base bears a reign mark, a four overglaze gilt seal script characters reign mark, Made of the years Qianlong Reign Period.
Measurements: 6-3/4" H x 4-1/2" W