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An exceptionally rare and large doucai 'nine dragon' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 鬪彩海水雲蝠九龍紋雙耳瓶 《大清乾隆年製》款

Property from a Scottish Private Collection

An exceptionally rare and large doucai 'nine dragon' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 鬪彩海水雲蝠九龍紋雙耳瓶 《大清乾隆年製》款

An exceptionally rare and large doucai 'nine dragon' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 鬪彩海水雲蝠九龍紋雙耳瓶 《大清乾隆年製》款

Property from a Scottish Private Collection

An exceptionally rare and large doucai 'nine dragon' vase

Seal mark and period of Qianlong

清乾隆 鬪彩海水雲蝠九龍紋雙耳瓶 《大清乾隆年製》款


the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue

Height 67.3 cm, 26½ in.

The overall design and enamels are well preserved. The rim has been cut, and there are some general wear to the surface, some flakes to the enamels, in particular to the interior rim. Some minor manufacturing flaws including crackles to the glaze with a few very faint associated hairlines extending to the foot. A few very minor chips to the extremities are also visible, including one to the handle and a few to the inner foot.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。口沿經截,通體有少許磨損,釉彩可見少許輕微缺損,於口沿内尤爲明顯。瓶身另有少許窯燒微瑕,包括開片及幾道相關的片紋延伸至足部。邊角另有少許極輕微細磕,於一耳及圈足内可見。


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Acquired by the forebears of the present owner in the 19th century, thence in the family by descent.

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由現任藏家祖上得於19世紀,此後家族傳承