• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 146

    A pair of Chinese famille rose reticulated hexagonal vases

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A pair of Chinese famille rose reticulated hexagonal vases
    Circa 1740
    Each of slightly tapering shape, each side with a vase of flowers decorated with figures reserved on an openwork ground, the shoulder with circular panels of various flowers, the flaring neck with bottle vases containing coral stems, the corners enamelled in iron-red and gold, the interior rim painted with flowers, rubbing to gilt, minor frits
    38 cm. high (2)


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    For a similar vase dated Yongzheng (1723-1735) see Jorge Welsh, exhibition catalogue 2004, pp. 66-67, nr. 13.

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