Heavy! Signed Japanese Hand Painted Gold Porcelain Vase - Vintage, Peacock & Flowers- Elegant VaseJapanese Hand Painted Porcelain Vase - Vintage, Peacock Flower Vase, Elegant Vase with lots of Colorful FlowersI found this vintage and elegant vase at an estate sale. It is absolutely gorgeous and in excellent, mint condition. No chips, cracks, or scratches.The hand painting is breath-taking and so detailed. The vase shows a beautifully painted Peacock. (I did a little research and discovered a few interesting tidbits of information about the Japanese culture in relationship with their art, etc.) Peacocks there are associated with the deity called Kannon, in Japan, and are the symbol of compassion and kind-heartedness, and ensures good health. There are also beautiful Flowers painted on this vase in reds, golds, yellow, and purples. There are lots of flowers on this vase and some look like stars so maybe they are lilies. This is a beautiful colorful piece.The flowers, peacock, and leaves are all edged in gold. The rim at the top of the vase is edged in black with gold trim as well as the base. There is a hand painted Japanese marking on the vase itself behind the peacock.Measurements:The vase measures 9 inches tall x 6 inches wide x3-5/8inches wide at top x 4 3/8 inches at bottom.This is an elegant and gorgeous piece and ready for shipping. It would also make a wonderful gift for a special person.