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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 214

    A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE

    UNDERGLAZE-BLUE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE
    UNDERGLAZE-BLUE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
    The globular body painted to simulate 'heaping and piling' with a composite floral scroll above a band of lotus panels and classic scroll at the foot, with a trefoil cloud collar below another composite floral scroll around the shoulder, the tall neck with upright plantain leaves, and breaking waves at the flaring mouth
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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