A blue and white 'lotus' moon flask 18th century | 清十八世紀 青花纏枝蓮紋抱月瓶
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
A blue and white 'lotus' moon flask
the flattened globular body rising from a short tapering oval foot to a tall tapering cylindrical neck set with a pair of handles, painted in the Ming style in rich cobalt-blue tones with a leafy undulating composite floral scroll, the neck with a lappet collar
Height 24.8cm, 9 ¾ in.
The moonflask has some light glaze scratches.
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