12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
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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