Lot 490
  • 490

A BLACK AND WHITE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BOTTLE VASE LATE QING DYNASTY / REPUBLIC PERIOD |

Estimate
400 - 600 USD
Sold
3,750 USD
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Height 9 1/4  in., 24 cm
the globular body rising to a waisted cylindrical neck and flared mouth, enameled on the unglazed biscuit in black and gray with a pair of qilin amidst scrolled clouds, flames, and books on the body, the neck encircled by a writhing dragon above cresting waves above a fine scroll pattern band along the shoulder, the base bearing an apocryphal Xuande mark

Provenance

Acquired in Budapest, 1946.
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