QING DYNASTY TONGZHI EMPEROR VASE FAMILLE VERTE AND ROSE LARGE BULBOUS VASE. THIS PORCELAIN VASE IS VERY LARGE AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND HAS FINE ART QUALITY DETAILS. HOWEVER, IT IS MY OPINION THAT THE VASE IS A 20TH CENTURY TRIBUTE TO THE TONGZHI EMPEROR.THE VASE HAS IRON RED, GREEN, ROSE AND YELLOW TONES WITH AN IMAGE OF A CHILD RIDING A MYTHICAL DRAGON OR FOO LION HORSE AMIDST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN AND ATTENDANTS. THE CHILD MAY SYMBOLIZE THE ACTUAL TONGZHI EMPEROR. THE VASE IS LARGE AND MONUMENTAL LOOKING WITH AN IMPRESSIVE WIDE DIAMETER. THE DIMENSIONS ARE 17 INCHES TALL AND 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER AT ITS WIDEST POINT.
PROVENANCE IS FROM AN ESTATE IN PENNSYLVANIA, USA. Here is some information on the Tongzhi Emperor courtesy of Wikipedia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 11 November 1861 12 January 1875. (1861) Empress Dowager Ci'an.
Burintu Zasagchi Khagan: 30 January 1862 5 February 1875. Emperor Jitian Kaiyun Shouzhong Juzheng Baoda Dinggong Shengzhi Chengxiao Xinmin Gongkuan Yi .
27 April 1856 Forbidden City. 12 January 1875 (aged 18) Forbidden City. Tung-chih Emperor ; 27 April 1856 12 January 1875, born Zaichun (Wade-Giles: Tsai-chun) of the Manchu. Clan, was the tenth emperor.
And the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China. His reign, from 1861 to 1875, which effectively lasted through his adolescence, was largely overshadowed by the rule of his mother Empress Dowager Cixi. Although he had little influence over state affairs, the events of his reign gave rise to what historians call the Tongzhi Restoration. , an unsuccessful attempt to stabilise and modernise China.
The only surviving son of the Xianfeng Emperor. Tongzhi attempted political reform in the period of the Tongzhi Restoration.Was Qixiang (; Manchu: Fengengge Sabingga), but this name was later abandoned by Cixi in favour of Tongzhi, a contraction of the classical phrase tonggui yu zhi simplified Chinese. , which means "restoring order together". An alternate interpretation reads it as "mother and son co-emperors" Chinese. Which fits the state of affairs, as the empress dowager wielded real power and ruled behind the scenes. The traditional Chinese political phrase "attending audiences behind a curtain" simplified Chinese.
Was coined to describe Cixi's rule through her son. Tongzhi became emperor at the age of five upon the death of his father, the Xianfeng Emperor. His father's choice of regent, Sushun. Was removed in favour of a partnership between his mother Empress Dowager Cixi. And his uncle Prince Gong.
Who was from a Mongol. At the age of 18. He was buried in the Huiling Mausoleum, Eastern Qing Tombs. He had no sons to succeed him. Tongzhi's mother Empress Dowager Cixi and Empress Dowager Ci'an.
Resumed regency after enthroning Zaitian, son of Prince Chun. Died a few months after Tongzhi's death. The item "CHINESE TONGZHI QING DYNASTY MARK PORCELAIN IRON RED FAMILLE VERTE LARGE VASE" is in sale since Wednesday, July 3, 2013.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "laurent_ashton" and is located in Reno, Nevada.
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