A Jiaqing Daoguang period vase with unusual cat handles; butterfly, bird and floral theme. Outstanding quality fine porcelain. Excellent control of detail in the feng cai enamel painting. About 1830-50. 嘉庆道光粉采蝴镝花瓶.
The enamel painting of the butterfly, fruits and foliage are of fine detail with the best of domestic Chinese porcelain.
About 8" high, 2.5" diameter rim. Fine condition with no chips cracks or repairs. Enamel in good condition.
1) Partial Chinese Time Table important to ceramics:
Tang Dynasty AD 618-907
Northern Song 960-1127
Southern Song 1127-1279
Xi Xia 1038-1227
Ming Dynasty 1368-1662
Shun-Tze 1644-1661, Kangxi 1662- 1722
Yongzhen 1723-1735, Qianlong 1736-1795
Jiaqing 1796-1820, Daoguang 1821-1850
Xiangfeng 1851-1861, Tongzhi 1862-1874
Guangxu 1875-1908, Xuantong 1909-1911