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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2591

    A FINE TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE PEAR-SHAPED BOTTLE VASE

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    A FINE TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE PEAR-SHAPED BOTTLE VASE
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

    Finely enamelled on the globular body with four large Indian lotus blooms, each with a stylised Shou medallion at the centre, below four pairs of bats in flight suspending beribboned Wan symbols from their mouths, against a network of floral scrolls on a turquoise-ground, the tapering neck flanked with a pair of ruyi-form handles in iron-red and gilt, the flared mouth rim similarly decorated with an iron-red band, further decorated with a band of classic scroll, supported on a slightly splayed foot
    6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) high, box


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