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Chinese Qing Guangxu Famille Noire Porcelain Baluster Dragon Vase



A well decorated antique Chinese Kangxi mark Famille noire porcelain baluster shaped vase dating from the 19th century. This tall and impressive vase is decorated with two large arched panels, one painted with a dragon and phoenix bird and the other with the dragon transitioning from the carp above choppy waves. With decorative bands around the lower and upper vase the body is decorated with further smaller cartouches painted with precious objects, foo dogs and other typical Chinese decoration and there are set with a heavily patterned surround with butterflies and flowers on a black ground. The vase has a six character Kangxi mark to the base however believe it was made in the Guangxu period in the latter 19th century. Offered in good condition with a small area of surface glaze loss within the banded patterning around the lower body. Provenance: Property of a late gentleman collector, Norfolk.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.1 in. (48.5 cm)Diameter: 8.27 in. (21 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: OR201941stDibs: LU1328220595812

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    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watc...

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