Lot 487
  • 487

A RETICULATED FAMILLE-ROSE HEXAGONAL VASE AND STAND QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY |

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Height 16 in., 40.6 cm
with six tapering sides rising from a splayed, conforming foot to sloping angular shoulders and a flared rim, each side painted in bright enamels with reserves in the form of vases issuing blossoms and depicting boys in gardens bearing auspicious objects, the shoulders with painted landscape medallions, all reserved on a reticulated turquoise honeycomb diaper ground, the neck molded with vases of flowering prunus branches against a lime-green ground, the foot with panels reserving grisaille-painted bamboo outlined in iron-red with gilt scrollwork, raised on a conforming stand with scalloped floral reserves against a ground of iron-red with gilt foliate motifs and supported on ruyi-form bracket feet (2)

Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.

Catalogue Note

Reticulated wares of the 18th century show the technical mastery achieved by Jingdezhen potters during this time. The present lot incorporates many stylistic similarities with reticulated hexagonal lanterns with conforming stands also made during this period.
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