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

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

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A POWDER-BLUE-GROUND GILT-DECORATED BOTTLE VASE
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
The globular body and waisted neck are decorated with gilt floral and animal medallions interspersed with shou characters, florets and yin and yang motifs. The shoulder is encircled by a band of shou characters amongst lotus scroll, between a ruyi-head band to the mouth and a lappet band to the foot.
15 ½ in. (39.4 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired by the owner’s father in the 1940s, thence by descent within the family.
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These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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