The companion vase was sold in these rooms, 24th/25th November 1987, lot 188. Compare further Qianlong mark and period vases similarly enamelled with a simulated turquoise-matrix ground, such as a slightly larger pear-shaped example from the Hebblethwaite collection, depicting a pair of pheasants, sold twice in our London rooms, 2nd/3rd December 1974, lot 539, and 14th July 1981, lot 121; a lantern vase, depicting birds on flowering branches, sold in our London rooms, 6th November 2013, lot 186; another lantern vase decorated with floral sprays, sold twice in these rooms, 28th November 1979, lot 259, and 8th April 2011, lot 3088; and one of ovoid form, from the John Morrison collection, published in Soame Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, London, 1951, pl. CVIII, fig. 2. An ovoid vase decorated with two landscape panels against a turquoise ground scattered with flower sprays, was sold in these rooms, 29th November 1978, lot 323; and another of slightly waisted baluster form, painted with two landscape panels below two similar vignettes, was also sold in these rooms, 29th November 1976, lot 616.
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