A pair of Chinese export famille-rose vases and covers, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period
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A pair of Chinese export famille-rose vases and covers
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period
each cover with pointed baluster finial and enamelled overall with peonies branches and with various birds, two wood stands
Height 63.5 cm, 25 in.
Both vases are good in presentation state.
The cover of one vase with restoration to the knob (possibly a later replacement), stablished by a screw underneath. General wear/scratches to the surface and losses to the enamels as seen on the catalogue illustration. The rim of the vase with restoration (ca. 5.5 x 8 cm) extending to the shoulder, some of which have flaked off. There are also retouches to some of the enamels, including to those below the aforementioned restoration. There is also a hairline to the lower section of the vase and extends to the base (ca. 16 cm long), possibly caused by the drilled hole.
The knob of other cover has been replaced, together with restoration to the rim (ca. 13 cm). There are also general wear/scratches to the surface and losses to the enamels as seen on the catalogue illustration.
Please note that Condition 12 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
With Ader Nordman Drouot Richelieu, 7th December 2010.
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