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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3207

    A RARE CARVED YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'BATS' PORCELAIN SEAL

    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)

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    A RARE CARVED YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'BATS' PORCELAIN SEAL
    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)
    The seal is of square section, carved to the top in relief with numerous bats amidst clouds, applied overall with a pale egg-yolk yellow enamel, the seal face carved with the three characters Jingfu Ge.
    3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high, box


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    A spinach-green jade seal, also carved with the characters Jingfu Ge, is in the Beijing Palace Museum Collection, illustrated in Ming Qing dihou baoxi, Beijing, 1996, pl. 160.