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A famille verte baluster vase
The body finely lobed with narrow vertical panels and freely enamelled to each side with a tied bouquet of peony and chrysanthemum below shaded iron-red lappets enclosing a sprig, between bands of scrollwork in gilt
19.5 cm. high

Lot Essay

A five-piece garniture, from the collection of the Rijksmuseum, of almost identical vases is illustrated by Jrg & Van Campen, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Catalogue, 1997, p. 179, no. 200, where the authors state that the decoration derives from Japanese Imari ceramics, from which elements have been used and adapted to Chinese taste.

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