The upper part of Chinese 'famille rose' porcelain; the lower of Spode porcelain. Both with gilt bronze mounts. China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, famille rose enamel colors and gilt, with additions of gilt bronze and enameled pottery.
A bejeweled golden octagonal stupa pagoda masterpiece inlaid with pearls, red coral, jade and other semi- precious stones, Qing Dynasty, on display in the Forbidden City Museum Palace collection. Overall Height: Base Length:
Precious Stone Fortress by the Yangtze River -- Shibaozhi Pagoda (石宝寨塔) or Pagoda of Precious Stone Fortress, built against a high rocky hill facing the Yangtze River in Chongqing, is one of the largest wooden pagoda in China.
A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL FIGURE OF A QILIN QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD the animal recumbent with tail curled alongside its haunches, the head well-cast with a single gilt horn, slightly raised and turned characteristically over the back, presumably to gaze at the moon, elaborately caparisoned and bearing a turquoise ground baluster vase on its back, its body brightly enameled in sage-green accentuated with gilt 'fur' and florets
A porcelain pagoda could settle into my tablescape among the flower brooches. Ive seen modern music box versions, and also teapot versions. The teapot kind could do double duty as a vase. This picture is of an authentic Japanese porcelain pagoda tower that apparently sold on eBay for US850.