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A MATCHED PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, GU
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
25,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
39
A MATCHED PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, GU
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
25,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A MATCHED PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, GU
17TH CENTURY
each of square section, the bulging central body supported on a high splayed foot and surmounted by a tall flaring neck, the corners and centre of each side mounted with vertical bronze ribbed flanges, brightly decorated to the centre with taotie masks, between archaic leaf-shaped phoenix panels to the neck and base, all on a bright turquoise ground
Quantity: 2
59 and 57.5 cm, 23 1/8  and 22 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

Beaker-shaped vases of this large size are unusual, although one in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum. Enamels, vol. 2, Cloisonné in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Beijing, 2011, pl. 36; and another is illustrated in Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, pl. 212, together with a smaller example from the collection of Sir Harry Garner, pl. 211.

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