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    Sale 5343

    Christie's Interiors

    8 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A large Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster jar

    Price Realised  


    A large Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster jar
    QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    The exterior enamelled with shades of iron-red, black, brown and gilt with a phoenix in a fenced garden amidst rockwork, peony and chrysanthemum sprigs, bamboo and a pair of butterflies in flight, between lotus petal panels above the foot and a foliate brocade panel around the shoulders, the short and lipped neck with a foliate scroll
    25¼in. (64.1cm.) high.

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