Lot 3610
  • 3610

A RARE COPPER-RED 'PEONY' VASE, YUHUCHUNPING MING DYNASTY, HONGWU PERIOD |

Estimate
600,000 - 800,000 HKD
Sold
2,750,000 HKD
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Description

of elegant classic pear shape supported on a short foot rising to a generous rounded body surmounted by a waisted neck flaring at the mouth, painted in copper red with a broad band of undulating stems of peony bearing four large blooms alternatively depicted in profile and full-faced, the flowers crowned by characteristically large and pointed foliage, each arched stem ending in a small subsidiary blossom, all between upright lappets at the base and a collar of trefoil pendants dangling from a band of lingzhi scrolls, all beneath a band of overlapping waves, a keyfret border, and upright plantain leaves at the neck, the inner mouthrim painted with classic scroll
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