Lot 291
  • 291

A CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL DOUBLE-GOURD 'BAT' VASE QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • Cloisonne
  • 15 cm, 5 7/8  in.
of double gourd form rising from a short spreading foot, the globular upper and lower sections elaborately cast with multi-coloured bats flying amidst a dense pattern of gilt scrolling clouds, reserved on a bright turquoise ground, with a recessed base

Provenance

John Sparks Ltd., London, 1980s.

Exhibited

Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics: Winter Exhibition, Roger Keverne Ltd, London, 2007, cat. no. 59.
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