A Fine Chinese Export Porcelain Jardiniere.
The circular jardiniere is decorated in "famille rose" enamels with a continuous scene of two pheasants perched, one in the bough of a tree and the other on the top of a tall rock. The tree is blooming with large pink flowers. Other flowers in pink and orange and gold decorate the scene. The branches of the tree extend around to the back of the jardiniere.
The rim has a diaper pattern band surrounding it, three cells deep in iron red with gold stylized flower heads. Around the top of the body of the jardiniere are two bands of decoration, the lower one consists of a band of brown with gilt scrollwork and the higher one is a band of diamond shaped panels also in iron red. Excellent condition with a small drainage hole made in the back section of the base.
Dimensions: Diameter: 15 1/2 inches x 12 1/4 inches.