Chinese Qing Dynasty Period, Qianlong blue and white ruyi cloud motif porcelain double gourd vase. The Chinese porcelain potted in a shape of double gourd resemblance, with two bulbous bellies conjoined together, bulbous lower section finishing into a slender bottleneck at the top, suspending cylindrical neck, with a straight opening lip, raised on slightly short splayed foot base and slighty concave. All reserved in hand painting ornamentations, rendered in clean white under glazed ground color which contrast against the cobalt blue fine color. The Exterior adorned with many flying Fu bat among cumulus ruyi clouds, enclosed with double fine rings on the upper mouth rim. 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. 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 under glazed blue seal script characters reign mark, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing Dynasty.
Dimensions: 5.25"L x 8.5"H