• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 304

    A LARGE MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

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    A LARGE MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    Of slender ovoid shape with a short waisted neck, with a bold design of stylised lotus blooms borne on scrolling vines with curly leaves, between bands of lappets and florets to the neck
    17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high


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    A vase of very similar design and shape dating to the 18th Century in the Ming-style was sold in Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 November 1980, lot 279.

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