A LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL BALUSTER-FORM VASE QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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- Cloisonne vase
- Height 26 3/8 in., 67 cm
supported on a tall splayed foot, the ovoid body rising to a flaring trumpet neck flanked by large gilt-bronze chilong-form handles, the body enameled in green, yellow, white, red, blue and pink with four shaped medallions enclosing leafy chrysanthemum blooms amidst rockwork, reserved against pairs of lotus blooms and bats centering on stylized shou characters, all between ruyi-head borders, the neck with scrolling lotus between bands of stiff leaves, repeated around the foot, all on a turquoise ground
Acquired in Canada in the 1970s.