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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    A FAMILLE ROSE 'HUNDRED DEER' VASE, HU

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

    Price Realised  

    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