A very rare and pretty large antique Chinese porcelain bottle vase or so called "Tianqiuping Vase" (heavenly globe vase).
Age: 19th century
Condition. repaired on the neck/opening. See pictures for details.
Size: 34cm high!
Don't miss this stunning eye-catcher for your Qing Dynasty famille rose collection!
In Chinese iconography the earth is represented by a square and heaven is represented by a circle. Hence, the large globular body of such vases provides an ideal reference to heaven.
This vase is nicely decorated with stylized flower balls and "Anbaxian", the Eight Daoist Emblems in contrasting famille rose enamels on white porcelain ground. The decoration enclosed by a band of stylized lotus petals around the base and a ruyi border on the neck.
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- 34cm - "Anbaxian" Bottle Vase Tianqiuping
- 19th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Theme/ depiction
- Eight Daoist Emblems
- Decor/ ware
- Famille rose
- Fair condition (restored), see description
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