Superb and elegantly shaped ,hand painted Chinoiserie Blue and white Octagonal Lidded Vase depicting pomegranate and flowers, bottoms with feathers , In China, the pomegranate's chief significance has been as a symbol of fertility. Buddha is often depicted holding a pomegranate, a peach and a citron, the three fruits suggesting abundance of sons, years and happiness, respectively. ... The pomegranate thus became a symbol of rejuvenation and eternal life. 24" h by 12" Diameter .