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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 245

    A RARE DOUCAI-DECORATED BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A RARE DOUCAI-DECORATED BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The bulbous body finely painted with a wide band of phoenix amongst lotus, surrounded by scrolling leafy stems bearing smaller subsidiary flowers, above a band of stiff leaves and leafy scrolls above the foot, the shoulder with bands of ruyi and stylised dragons below elaborate lappets and pendants to the neck, with a further band of stylised dragons and hanging leaves below the mouth rim
    15¼ in. (38.6 cm.) high


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