1066
1066
A fine and rare large blue and white moonflask
seal mark and period of Qianlong
前往
1066
A fine and rare large blue and white moonflask
seal mark and period of Qianlong
前往

拍品詳情

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

|
香港

A fine and rare large blue and white moonflask
seal mark and period of Qianlong
the flattened circular body rising from a splayed rectangular foot to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of 'S'-scroll handles, finely painted in varying tones of cobalt-blue enhanced by simulated 'heaping and piling', each side with a central raised floral medallion comprising ruyi-shaped petals, enclosed within a narrow lappet border encircled by a broad lotus meander on dense scrolling leafy stems, the sides with a similar lotus scroll interspersed on both sides with two raised bosses decorated with a single chrysanthemum floret, all within double-line borders, the neck with a border of upright plantain leaves below a raised horizontal flange and keyfret band below the lipped rim, the foot with a band of scrolling lingzhi fungus, the recessed base inscribed with the six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue    
48.8cm., 19 1/4 in.
參閱狀況報告 參閱狀況報告

相關資料

A very similar moonflask with a Qianlong reign mark was sold in these rooms, 26th October 2003, lot 135. 

Compare another Qianlong moonflask of similar design and size, but lacking the petal band encircling the central medallion, in the Art Institute of Chicago, included in the exhibition Chinese Ceramics from Chicago Collections, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Illinois, 1982, cat. no. 67. 

See also a related Qianlong moonflask, included in the exhibition Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, City Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1975, cat. no. 111.  Three other flasks of similar design were sold in these rooms, 20th November 1985, lot 65; 15th November 1988, lot 204; and 31st October 2004, lot 184.   

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

|
香港