Lot 3463
  • 3463

AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'QILIN' ZUN MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

Estimate
2,500,000 - 3,500,000 HKD
Sold
3,240,000 HKD
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Description

the mythical animal recumbent with the tail curled alongside its rear haunches, its bridled head well-cast with a single gilt horn, slightly raised and turned characteristically over the back, elaborately caparisoned and supporting on its back a baluster vase decorated with lotus sprays against a turquoise ground, its body brightly enamelled in sage-green accentuated with gilt 'fur' and florets, the forehead with a gilt-bronze rectangle cast in intaglio with a four-character reign mark
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