London, South Kensington
10 May 2006
A famille rose bottle, 19th century
With globular body and tall slender garlic neck, finely enamelled with lotus, chrysanthemum and rose sprays amongst chestnuts, peanuts, and other fruits and flowers, below the moon amongst clouds on the neck, all under an irregular widely crackled glaze, iron-red Qianlong seal mark -- 13¾ in. (35 cm.) high.
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Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, Chinesische Keramik, 21 March - 2 May 1965, no. 204 (attributed to the Qianlong period).
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