China, 19th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Porcelain with polychrome painting. Large baluster body with articulated shoulder and domed cover. At the front of the wall a large reserve with phoenix-couple among blossoming peonies on a richly decorated flower underground with butterflies. Verso a large reserve with bird painting. Additional reserves with floral depictions. Shoulder and neck with broad border, including reserves with depicitions of the "8 Treasures". The foot with ornamental lotus-border (min. chips). H. 62,5 cm. - Prov.: The property of a Dutch lady.