• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 239

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED RED LACQUER AND GILT-BRONZE WALL VASE

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    AN UNUSUAL CARVED RED LACQUER AND GILT-BRONZE WALL VASE
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Of baluster form, carved in relief with a central panel enclosing five bats surrounding a shou medallion reserved on a wan-diaper ground, the neck and sides carved with Buddhist emblems on a wave ground, with a pair of tubular gilt-bronze handles engraved with pendent leaf blades, the flat back with a hole for hanging, integral wood base
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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