a Very unusual and large sized Chinese canton porcelain vase, 19th C
Rare and unusal Chinese porcelain guangcai vase, with two different scene’s and calligraphy from the birthday celebration of the Queen mother of the West (麻姑献寿). The Queen Mother of the West, known by various local names, is a goddess in Chinese religion and mythology, also worshipped in neighbouring Asian countries, and attested from ancient times. The first historical information on her can be traced back to oracle bone inscriptions of the fifteenth century BC that record sacrifices to a “Western Mother”
Size: 29Cm high
Condition: excellent with only some ware on the gilding.
Age: Tongzhi, 19th C, Qing period
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