LL 6703


Vase, with baluster body, high shoulders, straight neck with flaring mouth, and spreading base. Painted in famille verte enamels with scenes in the Taoist paradise, a group of genii and fairies, including Hsi Wang Mu with her phoenix, and the God of Long Life with his deer, the Eight Immortals, and the Twin Genii of Union and Harmony. On the neck, three star-gods, of Long Life, Happiness, and Rank, with attendants, stork and deer. Band of lozenge diaper at base of neck. Mark of the period in six characters.