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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 679

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND BOTTLE VASE

    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND BOTTLE VASE
    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
    The slightly compressed bulbous body painted with three ovoid reserves containing a dragon and phoenix confronted on a flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds, the surrounding yellow ground painted with bats, shou characters and ribbon-tied ruyi scepters interspersed amidst fruiting peach boughs, all between a border of stylized lappets at the base and lotus scroll interspersed with shou characters at the shoulder, the neck painted with a continuous scene of bats flittering amidst clouds beneath a ruyi-head and stylized lappet border
    21 7/8 in. (55.5 cm.) high


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