Lot 548
  • 548

A RARE CORAL-RED AND GILT-DECORATED GU-FORM VASE JIAQING SEAL MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Height 6 3/4  in., 17.4 cm
the bell-shaped base rising to a flaring neck with a globular middle section, the exterior evenly applied with coral-red enamel and gilt-painted at the neck with two writhing five-clawed dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls' amidst bats and clouds all between a band of ruyi heads above and acanthus leaves below, a band of keyfret enclosing the horizontal six-character seal mark, four bats soaring around the central body, the dragon and bat motif repeated at the base, the interior and base enameled turquoise

Provenance

Collection of Gustav Detring (1842-1913) or Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925), and thence by descent. 
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