An Exceptionally Fine and Rare Example of a Qing Dynasty Chinese Export Hand Decorated Porcelain Hat or Wig Stand of traditional hexagonal form, with underglaze blue decoration depicting Chinese male and female figures, foliage and trees, third quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece, no losses or imperfections, this piece is unmarked.
Height: (entire as shown on image one) 10.75" (27.5cm). Width: 5.25” (13.5cm). Depth: 4.5" (11.5cm).
Note: Ceramic Hat Stands were first produced during the Jiaqing period as tall slender objects with a number of cut-outs providing ventilation for a hat sitting on top.
We are pleased to offer this superb example in fine condition.