A charming and rare Chinese export porcelain miniature square-tapering covered vase, mounted on a stand, each side finely decorated with a different vignette of exotic birds and flowers in reserve against a subtle bianco sopra-bianco floral ground.  Measuring 4 3/4″ tall and in good condition.  Qianlong period, third quarter of the 18th century.  Ex-Nelson Kline Collection.