A Blue and White Pot


Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty
Length: 24cm

Evenly potted form stands on four tall and symmetrically placed feet, supporting a plump orb belly capped by a tall flared mouth and flanked by a wide loop handle and a straight and true spout, painted along feet, spout, handle and neck with a lingzhi mushroom scrolling pattern, and emblazoned in strong, deep blues across the belly with the eight treasures theme in detailed and graceful symbols, underbelly with Qianlong mark in seal script.