6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 24,500
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A FAMILLE ROSE 'HUNDRED DEER' VASE, HU
MINYAO UNDERGLAZE-BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
Of archaistic form, the full-bodied vase painted with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young with reddish-brown fur, spotted hide and dappled white coats, grazing, gambolling and resting in a lush landscape, amidst pine and peach trees, lingzhi, and a meandering stream flowing through blue-shaded rockwork from high mountains in the distance, the tapering sides set with a pair of stylised dragon handles picked out in iron-red and gilt
17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high
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Please note that the date of this lot should read: 18th century of later
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