A BLUE AND WHITE 'PEACH AND BAT' MOONFLASK
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
the flattened circular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck flanked by a pair of ruyi handles, moulded in low relief to either side with a peach-shaped panel painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with bats flying amongst fruiting peach sprays, reserved on a leafy floral scroll ground similarly decorated to the sides and neck, the foot with a 'classic' band
24.3 cm., 9 1/2 in.
Acquired in Hong Kong, 1991.