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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 356

    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC VASES, FANGGU

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC VASES, FANGGU
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Decorated with archaistic motifs repeated on each facet, including taotie masks on the foot, middle section and base of the neck below tall upright blades surrounded by lotus scroll, with key-fret borders at the rims and further key-fret decorating the notched flanges at the corners
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high (2)


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    A similar, though slightly smaller (35.6 cm.) cloisonné enamel gu-form vase was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 29 April 2002, lot 729. Compare, also, a similar, but larger, vase, illustrated by H. Brinker and A. Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, no. 178.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS