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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 175

    A ROSE-VERTE MOULDED SQUARE VASE

    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    A ROSE-VERTE MOULDED SQUARE VASE
    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)
    The square tapering body moulded to each side with 'the hundred antiques', between shaped cartouches enclosing peony and chrysanthemum blooms reserved on a dense foliage ground to the spreading foot and shoulder, the flaring neck moulded with further antiques between key-fret bands
    18 in. (45.5 cm.) high


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    Compare a very similar vase but decorated with moulded figures which is in the Taft Museum, Cincinnati, illustrated by Anthony du Boulay, The Taft Museum: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, no. 1931.92, p. 648.

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