The vase has a white porcelain globular shape with a bottle neck, that opens to form a flared rim. It is decorated overall with vibrant and very precisely painted Famille Rose butterflies in flight, with a floral band on the shoulder and a lappet border above the foot and below the rim.
The shoulder is decorated with a band of lotus scrolls bearing blooms and interspersed by iron red'shou' characters. There are also 2 applied golden borders. The vase is referred to as the 100 Butterflies Vase and dates from around the 1870s. The is a six character painted red Guangxu reign mark of the Qing Dynasty. It is in amazing condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines, or restorations.
Size: 24.5 x 39.5 cm (9 ¾ x 15 ½ inches) Weight: 3003 g. Have a look at our other items. If you have any questions we are more than happy to help.
_gsrx_vers_811 GS 7.0.9 (811). The item "C1870 Chinese Guangxu 100 Butterfly Bottle Vase" is in sale since Friday, March 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain".The seller is "paradeantiques_online" and is located in Plymouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.