London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese cloisonne bottle vase, yuhuchunping, second half 16th century
of pear shape rising to the tall waisted neck and trumpet shaped mouth, supported on a splayed foot, the exterior enamelled with meandering foliate scrolls bearing lotus buds and blossoms, with a band of lobed lappets below the rim, all reserved on turquoise ground -- 13 1/16in. (33.2cm.) high.
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