Chinese Rose Mandarin large and heavy porcelain Brush Pot, Ca. 1830, 6" high, 5 1/8" diameter with full circle of different Mandarin Court Scene outside, one side decorated with Emperor reading courier letter, the other side is decorated with Lady Musician playing string instrument and a man looking outside the window above the Banana tree on the rocky garden in overglaze enamel decoration in brilliant gold highlight. This piece is one of the early Rose Mandarin. Some gold on top rim shows wear from handling, and kiln firing crack about 1 1/2" long only inside near the bottom on the side, but not showing outside. Kiln touch mark little indentation on the bottom unglazed rim and one(1) tiny bubble popped on the gilded top rim 1/8" wide.