19th century, Chinese; gilded polychrome porcelain; flared neck with ringed guardian lion handles; enameled alternating panels depicting court figures with gold to their hair and florals with birds; on a painted scrolled double base. Unmarked. Approx. w. 5", h. to the finial, 23.75". Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. Cecil S. Whitehead, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia.
Chip to handle; hole to the body.