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A CINNABAR LACQUER VASE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
51
A CINNABAR LACQUER VASE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A CINNABAR LACQUER VASE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
of quatrelobed section, the rounded lobed sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, intricately carved in various levels of relief with vertical panels of figures standing in gardens beneath pine and wutong in mountainous river landscapes, bordered with stylised lotus scrolls on a diaper ground, with a band of archaistic plantain leaves to the neck below a thin band of keyfret at the rim and suspending lappets and a further keyfret band at the foot
33.5 cm, 13 1/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

A similar vase in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, was included in the Museum's Special Exhibition of Palace Lacquer Objects, Taipei, 1981, cat. no. 62; a slightly larger one in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is published in the Museum's website, accession no. 904-1873; and another, but applied with three different colours of lacquer, in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Gugong bowuyuan cang. Diaoqi [Carved lacquer in the Palace Museum], Beiijing, 1985, pl. 278.

Important Chinese Art

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