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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 213

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE REVOLVING VASE

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE REVOLVING VASE
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Of pear shape, the revolving mid-section pierced with three circular panels depicting writhing dragons amongst cloud scrolls, surrounded by classic lotus scroll with pendants on a blue sgraffiato ground, the waisted spreading foot with a band of stiff leaves above demi-floral scrolls on yellow grounds between pink key-fret, the waisted neck similarly decorated above a band of bats of lotus amongst scrolling foliage, the interior and underside turquoise enamelled with an apocryphal Qianlong six-character sealmark to the base
    9 1/8 in. (23.7 cm.) high


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