Dimensions: 18-1/4" H x 13-3/4" W Stand: 5-7/8" H
Fabulous, Chinese Qing Dynasty Period, Jiaqing abundant peach porcelain moon vase. Finest porcelain with tall ovoid body, with bulbous lower region sweeping up into a slender neckline and onion-shaped head, supported on short foot ring with double blue lines ring. Two archaic dragon pattern ribbon handles flanked from upper neck to the shoulder rim. All reserved hand painted ornamentations are rendered in clean white underglaze base color which contrast against the cobalt blue fine color. The center moon medallion body adorned with abundant ripe peach tree among flying Fu-bat and fresh foliage above trashing Lishui wavy water, enclosed with double fine blue rings lines. The outer center medallion toward neck and foot base rim decorated with flowers blooms interspersed with scrolling interlocking tendril and foliage. The word bat Fu, in Chinese sounds identical to the word for luck which is a pair of homophones implied linguistic symbolism the symbolic meaning of bat is commonly recognized as good fortune in Chinese culture and meaning the five blessings, is a concept that signify a grouping of certain good fortunes and luck in Chinese culture. One of the most popular Feng Shui fruit symbols, peach is the symbol of immortality. The peach is also known in Feng Shui as the fruit of heaven because of its prominence in many ancient Chinese legends about the Immortal Gods. Peach came to be associated with wealth, health, abundance and longevity. The peach is also known as a Feng Shui symbol of love and marriage. In China, "love luck" is often referred to as "peach blossoms luck. This inadvertently gave texture, energy, and shading to the design. Elegancy come with tall and wide Zitan hardwood stand carved with scrolling ruyi and Auspicious motif. The porcelain conformed all required specimen to be high valued Chinese porcelain wares, with finest material, the whiteness, the glaze, the carving, and the shape. Without overlap the outlines of the design, well carved, clear, subtle, and distinct. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned.
Mark on under base, a six underglaze script characters reign mark, Jiaqing Reign Period of Great Qing Dynasty.