A RUBY-GROUND ENAMEL VASE AND COVER QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD
30,000 - 40,000 USD
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- Height 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm
of square section tapered towards the hollow splayed base, delicately painted on each side with elaborately bordered rococco panels with a kingfisher perched on a floral spray above a cluster of peaches, and butterflies hovering above sprays of convolvulus, lingzhi and plum, reserved on a ruby-red ground enriched with a foliate scroll, the matching domed cover with a bead knop, four-character mark to base (2)
A similiar vase was sold in our Hong Kong rooms in 21st May 1980, lot 271 and again on 15th November 1983, lot 334.