477. Chinese Blue White Export Tulip Bulb Holder Vase 19thCt

An Impressive Hand Decorated Chinese Export “Tulip Flower Bulb” Vase, based on a Dutch Seventeenth Century Shape. Mid to late Nineteenth Century. 

The hexafoil bulbous body with five apertures and a tall central stem with a garlic bulb top, decorated with flowering branches and exotic birds, within lappet borders. 

Condition: Good allover condition, a very small loss at top. This piece is unmarked. 

Height: (entire) 9.5” (24cm). Width: 7.5” (19cm). Depth: 7.5” (19cm).