15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A famille rose bottle vase, iron-red Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)
the body of bulbous form with slender flaring neck, decorated to the body in enamels with bats inflight amongst vibrantly coloured scrolling clouds, the ribbed shoulder with alternating gilt Shou characters and scrolling lotus flowers, the rim with ruyi-head border -- 15½in. (39.4cm.) high.
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