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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 514

    AN UNUSUAL MINIATURE DOUCAI HU-SHAPED VASE

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL MINIATURE DOUCAI HU-SHAPED VASE
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The faceted body delicately painted with a scene of boys at play in a garden setting incorporating a plantain tree, garden rock and bamboo, between a border of petal lappets below and ruyi heads above, with further pendent ruyi heads on the neck between the pair of faceted lug handles, with gilt borders and details, the interior and inside of the foot enameled in turquoise
    3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

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