837
837
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LANDSCAPE' HU-FORM HANDLED VASE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
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837
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LANDSCAPE' HU-FORM HANDLED VASE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
30,00050,000
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A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LANDSCAPE' HU-FORM HANDLED VASE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the pear-shaped body resting on a splayed foot and rising to a slim neck, set with two kuilong-form bronze handles, boldly enameled with an idyllic landscape scene, depicting scholars in their studios and pavilions, fishermen on sampans, a man riding a donkey across a bridge in the foreground, surrounded by tall trees and mountain peaks in the distance, the neck with a band of lantern-form lappets enclosing butterflies and suspending pomegranates, a stylized floral scroll band encircling the foot
Height 19 1/2  in., 49.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Frank A. Vanderlip (1864-1937), and thence by descent. 

Catalogue Note

Compare a pair of hu-form vases attributed to the 19th century, with similar kuilong handles and a scene of 'Hundred Deer' amidst a landscape, sold in our London rooms, 4th May 1984, lot 466. 

The present vase was formerly in the collection of Frank A. Vanderlip, an American financier and journalist who served as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the National City Bank of New York (now Citibank). Vanderlip is known for influencing the creation of the Federal Reserve System in 1913, as well as for starting the first Montessori school in the United States. 

Important Chinese Art

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