19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A PAIR OF UNUSUAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL WALL VASES
QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
Of baluster form, decorated with a shou character surrounded by five bats (wufu) reserved on a geometric diaper ground between a band of leaf tips below and petal lappets above, with a ribbon-tied wan emblem flanked by bats on the waisted neck, the flat gilded back with a small rectangular aperture, with a pierced platform inside the mouth
6 in. (15.3 cm.) high (2)
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