A CHINESE FAMILLE-ROSE LIME GREEN GROUND 'LOTUS' BALUSTER VASE, NOW MOUNTED AS A LAMP, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
1,000 - 1,500 USD
Sold Without Reserve
A CHINESE FAMILLE-ROSE LIME GREEN GROUND 'LOTUS' BALUSTER VASE, NOW MOUNTED AS A LAMP
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the bulbous body supported by a slightly splayed foot and surmounted by a straight neck, the body decorated with large lotus blossoms with scrolling foliage, inscribed in gilt and iron-red the character shuangxi (double happiness), the neck with ruyi-head lappets
(vase) height 13 ¾ in.; 34.9 cm
Drilled. Minor 1 inch haircrack to neck. Not inspected unmounted but appears to be otherwise in good condition.
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