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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 757

    A LARGE CARVED AND MOULDED CELADON-GLAZED 'DRAGON' BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG-JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE CARVED AND MOULDED CELADON-GLAZED 'DRAGON' BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG-JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
    The vase is moulded and carved with a continuous, bold design of a finely detailed scaly dragon chasing the flaming pearl amongst clouds and fire scrolls, the base is carved with a carp emerging from frothing waves. The rim is further decorated with a key fret band.
    22 7/8 in. (58.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property of a Swiss Lady.
    Salle des ventes Rosset, Geneva, 17 and 18 April 1975, lot 52.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS LADY