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A GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GROUND BOTTLE VASE
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A GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GROUND BOTTLE VASE

GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

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A GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GROUND BOTTLE VASE
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
The globular body and waisted neck with gilt floral and animal-decorated medallions, interspersed with shou characters and yin and yang motifs surrounded by the eight Daoist trigrams, the shoulder encircled by a border enclosing further shou characters amidst a floral scroll, with stylized lotus lappets encircling the foot and pendent ruyi-heads below the gilded rim
15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high

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For a similar gilt-decorated blue-ground Guangxu-period bottle vase, see National Museum of History: Major Holdings of the National Museum of History, Taipei, 1988, p. 72. Another example from the Kwan Collection was exhibited, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 13 August - 25 September 1983, p. 125, no. 126.

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