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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 359

    A PAIR OF UNUSUAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL WALL VASES

    QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)

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    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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