12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 20,000
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A RARE DOUCAI-DECORATED BOTTLE VASE
QIANLONG UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
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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