feng wei gu 凤尾觚 feng wei zun 凤尾尊 fengweiping 凤尾瓶 phoenix-tail-shaped beaker vase.
This vase has a splayed foot, vaguely resembling a phoenix tail (fengwei). The vase is quite tall with a bulging belly and a flaring mouth. It was first produced in Longquan kilns as celadon ware in the Yuan dynasty. Those made in the folk kilns in Jingdezhen during the Kangxi reign of the Qing dynasty are often seen decorated in underglaze blue with enamels in the five-colour (wucai) or plain tri-colour* (susancai) palettes, or with gilt designs. They continued to be made in the mid- and late-Qing and in the early years of the Republic