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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 680

    A FAMILLE ROSE LANTERN-FORM VASE

    18TH CENTURY

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    A FAMILLE ROSE LANTERN-FORM VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    Decorated around the sides with a spring-time scene of pavilions nestled amidst flowering trees, blue-green rocks and mountain peaks, with a boat in the lake on the reverse
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high, box


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    A vase of similar shape, although with a high shoulder and slightly flared rim, painted with a landscape in the famille rose palette and with a cyclical date likely corresponding to 1747, from the collection of Mr. and Hon. Mrs. R.C. Bruce, is illustrated in Enamelled Polychrome Porcelain of the Manchu Dynasty (1644-1912), London, 1951, no. 177.

    See, also, the famille rose-decorated brushpot with figures in a mountainous landscape, dated to the Qianlong period, sold Sotheby's, London, 19 June 2002, lot 51.