A large and heavy Chinese porcelain polychrome vase with the eight Buddhist symbols and auspicious fruit and flowers painted with rich pink, white, blue, green, iron red, pale yellow, and turquoise over glaze enamels. The vase has a ruyi border at the mouth and a lappet border above the foot.
The rounded foot is not glazed but the base is. The mouth rim is also not glazed. There are no marks or labels.
14 1/8” (35.9 cm) tall x 10 ½” (26.8 cm) diameter. Weighs 9 lb 4.3 oz (4205 g)
There is an old repair to the mouth rim, as well as concussion mark on the side that has been professionally repaired. It is extremely difficult to see from the outside (see photo), but is visible inside with the assistance of a black light. There is a hairline on the base from firing. It does not penetrate the inside of the vase. There are no other chips, breaks, or cracks. There are kiln flaws such as bumps, reserves, pimples, black spots, and glaze spots. There are slight wear scratches from being moved about, but otherwise the vase looks bright and fresh for the age.
A large showy palace vase that will add so much to your home.
Chinese Qing Polychrome Palace Vase with Buddhist Symbols 19th Century