An attractive Chinese doucai jar of small size with flattened shouldered form rising to a short cylindrical neck and slightly tapering to the footrim,beautifully painted around the body with children playing in the courtyard,all under a keyfret border below the neck and above a floral border encircling the base.The matching cover with a single medallion showing children playing in the courtyard surrounded by a ring of colorful circles.The base is marked with the six-character mark of Qianlong,probably incorrect.
Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,Guangxu Period(1875-1908).
Size:4 1/2"H x 4 1/8"Dia. A very collectable piece of Chinese porcelain from the late Qing Dynasty.