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A RARE YELLOW AND GREEN-ENAMELED BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' VASE
QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD
Estimation
60 00080 000
Lot. Vendu 1,116,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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A RARE YELLOW AND GREEN-ENAMELED BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' VASE
QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD
Estimation
60 00080 000
Lot. Vendu 1,116,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A RARE YELLOW AND GREEN-ENAMELED BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' VASE
QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD
the pear-shaped body with a slightly compressed belly, elegantly rising to a waisted neck and flared mouth, painted in deep underglaze-blue tones with a composite lotus and chrysanthemum scroll around the body, framed by a lappet collar below and ruyi-head and C-scrolls borders at the shoulder, the neck accentuated with upright lappets below further ruyi and classic scroll borders below the rim, the foot encircled by a keyfret band, all reserved on a yellow-enameled ground with three of the borders applied with a green wash, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue, the enamels later added 
Height 8 5/8  in., 22 cm
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Description

Blue and white vases of this type, each with variations of the decorative bands and the Qianlong mark written in kaishu script, include a slightly smaller example, from the collection of Sir Harry and Lady Garner, included in the Oriental Ceramic Society Loan exhibition of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, 14th to 19th Centuries, London, 1954, cat. no. 312, sold in our London rooms, 8th-9th July 1974, lot 308, and again in our Hong Kong rooms, 5th October 2011, lot 1922; another sold at Christie's London, 4th November 2008, lot 205. Compare also a smaller vase, but with a slightly broader neck and a Qianlong seal mark on the base, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 2nd May 1995, lot 72, and again at Christie's Hong Kong, 29th May 2007, lot 1467.

Important Chinese Art

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