1949
1949

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A MASSIVE CELADON-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE VASE

QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
700,0001,000,000
LOT SOLD. 860,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1949

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A MASSIVE CELADON-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE VASE

QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
700,0001,000,000
LOT SOLD. 860,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A MASSIVE CELADON-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE VASE

QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

heavily potted with the pear-shaped body rising to a wide slightly tapering neck, decorated in iron-red and gilding over light moulding with the bajixiang on a ground of white slip thickly applied and incised with bats in flight through swirling clouds, scattered overall with 'ball flowers' and flower sprigs in bright opaque enamels, all on a pale-blue celadon ground, a band of pink-ground upright lappets around the base, the short foot encircled by flower sprigs, the rim with an iron-red and gilt spearhead and scroll collar
81 cm., 31 7/8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 1995, lot 151.

Catalogue Note

Two Qianlong vases of this pattern in the Royal Collections at Buckingham Palace with early ninteenth century gilt-bronze mounts are illustrated by Scheurleer, Chinesisches and japanisches Porzellan in europaischen Fassungen, pl.527, with mounts by B. Vulliany, and pl.530, with mounts dated c.1823.

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