• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1408

    A RARE RELIEF-DECORATED WHITE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE RELIEF-DECORATED WHITE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    With bulbous body finely relief-decorated with large overlapping leaves, the design repeated as a band of smaller leaves on the slightly tapering neck, from which emerge flower buds below the delicately incised, lobed rim
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    A nearly identical Qianlong-marked white-glazed vase in the Qing Court Collection, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Monchrome Porcelain, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 127, no. 116.