1 June 2016,
Price realised HKD 625,000
Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000
A RARE TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE PEAR-SHAPED BOTTLE VASE
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The vase is supported on a slightly splayed foot and finely enamelled on the globular body with four large Indian lotus blooms, each with a stylised Shou medallion at the centre, below four pairs of bats in flight suspending beribboned Wan symbols from their mouths, all against a network of floral scrolls on a turquoise-ground. The tapering neck is flanked with a pair of ruyi-form handles in iron-red and gilt, the flared mouth rim similarly decorated with an iron red band further decorated with a band of classic scroll.
6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) high, box
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Chi Fan Tsang
+852 2760 1766
Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3 December 2008, lot 2591
Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 June 2011, lot 4016
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