Miniature Vase with Birds and Chrysanthemums

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Famille rose overglaze enamel decoration is accompanied by underglaze blue on the vase's collar and handles.


In the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), imperial patronage and a growing urban population encouraged consumption of luxury goods and local craftmanship. Luxury items became more affordable to larger parts of the society, including women, merchants, and literati in non-official positions. This miniature porcelain vase with famille rose overglaze enamel decoration illustrates some of the highest technical accomplishments in Qing porcelain production.
Miniature Vase with Birds and Chrysanthemums

Miniature Vase with Birds and Chrysanthemums


China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong mark and reign (1736-95)

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