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    Sale 5000

    Cloisonnés d'Exception - Collection Juan Jose Amezaga - Seconde Partie

    7 December 2007, Paris

  • Lot 27

    VASE EN BRONZE DORE ET EMAUX CLOISONNES, GU

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    VASE EN BRONZE DORE ET EMAUX CLOISONNES, GU
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    Le pied évasé et la partie centrale légèrement renflée ornés d'un même décor d'entrelacs géométriques et masques de taotie stylisés, le pavillon en trompette, agrémenté de longues feuilles rehaussées de volutes archaïsantes entre lesquelles sont disposés des lotus, pendeloques de perles et rinceaux
    Hauteur: 28,5 cm. (11¼ in.)


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    The inspiration for both shape and decoration comes from ancient bronzes, and the cloisonné craftsman has skilfully adapted the bronze designs to 18th century cloisonné style.
    The central and lower sections bear stylised masks derived from ancient taotie masks. Of the creature one can only see the eyes and muzzle appearing among geometric scrolls which gives to the piece a very refine and modern aspect.
    The upper section decorated with archaistic leaves is another motif derived from ancient bronzes patterns but the roccoco lotuses and scrolls are typical from the 18th century.

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    Provenance

    Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 22 October 1982.


    Post Lot Text

    A FINE GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE, GU
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)