Large French Limoges Bernardaud hand painted porcelain ginger jar, potiche, lidded urn vase. Hand painted with a stunning motif of birds on branches, woodpeckers perhaps. The intricate decoration encompasses the entire body and lid. Features a lovely marbled mix of various shades of green/blue colors accented with gold gilding, on a cream colored ground. The lid trimmed with a gilt edge and conical finial. Marked to the base B & Co Limoges, France. In overall good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. The piece is large, standing 16" total height x approximately 8 1/2" diameter at widest point on the shoulder, with a 4 5/8" diameter opening.