London, South Kensington
12 December 2007
A Chinese famille rose quatrefoil brushpot, late Qianlong Jiaqing (1736-1820)
the exterior decorated with two panels enclosing pagodas and huts in a tree strewn mountainous river landscape, framed by underglaze blue foliate borders heightened with iron-red and gilt floral scrolls, the interior and base turquoise glazed -- 3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) high.
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