Circa 1860 China
A 19th Century Qing Dynasty Famille Verte Blue Ground Porcelain Vase
Height 18 inches (45.72 cm)
Width 7 inches (17.78 cm)
A 19th century famille verte porcelain rouleau vase, decorated throughout with figurative panels on an intricate blue ground.
The rouleau vase as it is known in Europe is called a bangchuiping by the Chinese. This literally speaking means “wooden club”; indeed, the cylindrical body of the vase, its flat shoulders and long neck are reminiscent of this weapon and its handle.
Qing Dynasty, Xianfeng Period (1851 – 1861)
Condition: Good, with rim chip restored.