Late Qing with Mark “Guang Xu Nian Zhi” Overglazed Bird Bathtub
This Bird Bathtub is even rarer than the bird feeder. This bathtub is painted with flowers, birds and stones. The techniques of painting and writing are very sophisticated; the birds are especially captivating. There is a wooden block covering the original porcelain handle of the bath tub. This is normally used for very a valuable bird bathtub. It is not advisable to remove the wooden block. The glaze is almost in perfect condition. There is a mark and period “Guang Xu Nian Zhi”(AD 1875-1908), which is written in ancient Chinese characters.
Size: 8.2 cm (to handle) (W) x 2.3 cm (H) Weight: 130 g
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