Lot 717
  • 717

AN INSCRIBED FAMILLE-ROSE 'SEVEN SAGES' VASE DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Height 11 5/8  in., 29.6 cm
the ovoid body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a waisted neck and a flared rim, flanked by a pair of scroll handles, finely painted to the exterior with the 'Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove' engaged in various literati pursuits, including playing chess and inscribing calligraphy on a rock face, accompanied by a young attendant, all below a poem written in stylized kaishu eulogizing the seven sages, followed by two small seals, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in iron red
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