The jar and cover decorated in the Kangxi style, with a colorful pheasant perched on rockwork amidst flowering peony and prunus branches, with further birds and insects in flight, all in between decorative borders, the shoulder with alternating bands of cell or geometric pattern enclosing shaped cartouches with 'antiques', the cover decorated with floral sprays and surmounted by a powder blue finial, the base with underglaze blue double circle

The jardiniere decorated with two pairs of phoenix in a landscape, amongst blooming chrysanthemum branches and butterflies, below a scrolling band enclosing shaped cartouches of landscapes, the interior with five goldfish swimming between reeds, underglaze red apocryphal Qianlong mark to underside
17 in. (43.1 cm.) high, the jar and cover
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 30 November 1993, lot 299 (the jar and cover).
Acquired from the above sale by the late owner.
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