• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 272

    A CORAL-GROUND GILT-DECORATED QUATREFOIL VASE

    JIAQING IRON-RED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

    Price Realised  

    A CORAL-GROUND GILT-DECORATED QUATREFOIL VASE
    JIAQING IRON-RED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
    Delicately painted with a large central lotus bloom borne on meandering leafy tendrils below a bat with outspread wings, all amidst further blooms on meandering scrolls and below a ruyi band at the shoulder, the waisted neck with further lotus blooms
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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