A CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL DOUBLE-GOURD 'BAT' VASE QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- 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
John Sparks Ltd., London, 1980s.
Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics: Winter Exhibition, Roger Keverne Ltd, London, 2007, cat. no. 59.