Lot 210
  • 210

A PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
15,000 USD
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Description

  • Enamel
  • Height 24 1/2 in., 62.2 cm
each of globular form rising from a splayed foot, the bodies depicting peony, lotus, and dahlia emerging from rockwork and ponds, with paradise flycatchers, egrets, and other auspicious birds among the blossoms, below layered bands at the shoulder of ruyi, cranes amidst scrolled clouds, and stiff upright leaves, each cylindrical neck with four of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' below a band of ruyi at the mouth, all against a bright blue ground, with a lotus meander encircling the foot (2)
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