Lot 3642
  • 3642

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND FINELY ENAMELLED PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE AND GILT-DECORATED 'LOTUS' ALTAR VASES BLUE ENAMEL SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

Estimate
8,000,000 - 12,000,000 HKD
Sold
9,100,000 HKD
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Description

each skilfully potted with a baluster body rising from a short splayed foot to a tall neck with a shapely statuesque profile, the neck with elaborate contours flaring out and curving inwards and surmounted by a large hemispherical mouth enamelled with three registers of upright lotus petals below a speckled green band, the neck and upper shoulder decorated with six bands of floral scrolls, four against a vibrant yellow ground and three against a pastel pink ground, all above a wide frieze encircling the body and picked out in blue and gilding with a dense pattern of intertwining kui dragons and foliate scrolls, the foot skirted by a further yellow-ground border enclosing a floral scroll, the interior and base enamelled turquoise, the base further centred with a blue enamel seal mark within a white cartouche
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