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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 211

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED 'BOYS' VASES

    IRON-RED JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARKS AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED 'BOYS' VASES
    IRON-RED JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARKS AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
    Each vase with a globular body and angled shoulder rising to a tall tapering neck, all supported on a short foot, moulded with five boys climbing and clambering over vase, decorated with a wide band of lotus and scrolling foliage on a ruby-red sgraffiato ground, the shoulder with an archaistic stylised dragon band below a further band of lotus on a lemon-yellow ground between lappets and ruyi, the interior and base enamelled turquoise
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Gifted to a family member in 1973 who was an ambassador in Beijing


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN FAMILY