An impressive powder blue, famille rose, rouge-de-fer and gilt decoration baluster vase with three large leaf-shaped cartouches depicting garden views and several smaller depicting bouquets. The gilding on the blue background very worn, circa 1750. Gilt decorated covers with floral reserves and finial shaped as a foo dog, Qianlong period (1736-1795). (Old restorations the body: The upper side extensively riveted in the 19th century).
Size: Height 73 cm/ 29 in. Diameter 31 cm/12.2 in.