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A BLUE AND WHITE 'BAJIXIANG' VASE
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A BLUE AND WHITE 'BAJIXIANG' VASE

19TH CENTURY

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'BAJIXIANG' VASE
19TH CENTURY
The globular body is decorated in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with lotus blooms borne on leafy stems below a band of The Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, tied with ribbons on a dense foliate band interrupted by a pair of molded monster mask and ring handles. An apocryphal Qianlong seal mark is on the base.
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired in New Delhi, India, 1973.

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See, also, a similarly decorated vase sold at Christie's London, 3 December 1973, lot 206 and another pair sold at Christie's London, 15 May 2012, lot 392.

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