This is an old Paris porcelain cobalt vase with a hand painted portrait. The vase is cylinder in shape and flares out near the bottom.
The vase is 10 5/8 inches tall and 5 inches in diameter. It has a hand painted scene on it of a lovely lady in colorful dress with a bird on her shoulder. The vase has a cobalt matte glaze.
The only mark on the bottom is a 27 that is written in ink. The vase is from France and dates circa 1850.
There are no chips, cracks or repairs. There is some wear to the gilding and discoloration of the blue glaze. The item "Antique Old Paris porcelain cobalt portrait vase blue bird 1850" is in sale since Wednesday, October 2, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Vases". The seller is "easternshoreantiques" and is located in Daphne, Alabama.This item can be shipped worldwide.