Three blue and white baluster vases and covers Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period | 清康熙 青花瑞獸圖大蓋罐一組三件
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
Three blue and white baluster vases and covers
Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period
each baluster body rising from a spreading foot with recessed base to a short straight neck with rolled rim, painted in vivid cobalt-blue to the exterior with a qilin and a phoenix amidst blooming foliages, all between keyfret bands, the domed cover with large lappet panels enclosing antiques and flowers and surmounted by a lotus bud finial
Height 45 cm, 17¾ in.
The vases have light glaze scratches; one of the covers has over-painting to approximately half of the body and another cover has over-painting to approximately two thirds of the body; one cover has glaze firing imperfections including numerous glaze pinholes.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Bonhams London, 7th November 2013, lot 367.