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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

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    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
    The globular body brightly painted in rich shades of cobalt blue with large blooms borne on scrolling foliage above a petal lappet band and a classic scroll on the short foot, the shoulder with a further foliate scroll between ruyi and keyfret bands, the neck with upright plaintain leaves and a band of crashing waves just below the mouth rim
    14¼ in. (38 cm.) high


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