A rare, large, early 18th Century "Yen Yen" vase finely painted with thick Famille Rose / Fencai enamels depicting scenes from the Daoist legend of Xi Wang Mu. This item was made in China during the reign of the Yongzheng emperor (1723-1736). For many additional pictures please view item #0724 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk. Condition - there is excellent restoration and overspraying to an area on the rim (please view enlargement 8) which conceals two adjacent 1cm rim chips; there are no associated hairline cracks. There are also extensive losses to the light green enamel decoration (see enlargements 10 and 12). 44.5cm (17.5 inches)high. Weight 4kg (8lb 13oz).