Chinese blue and white bottle vase with a garlic head rim. The base with a moulded design of two phoenix facing each other with outstretched wings. The same design repeated on the opposite side. There is a under-glaze blue border at the top rim with a further blue and white border at the center of the base and the base rim. The inside glazed clear with the outside a clear glaze with a bluish tint. The glaze stops short and evenly at the base rim. The base rim left unglazed with the base covered in the same bluish glaze. The base has a six character Guangxu mark in under-glaze blue surrounded by under-glaze blue double circles.
Size: Approximately 10" high by 4-1/2" diameter
Condition: Good condition, no breaks or cracks. There is a small area where the glaze has dis-coloured. Please refer to pictures.
Age: Guangxu period (1875-1908)