19 - 20 September 2013
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A FAMILLE ROSE-DECORATED LIME-GREEN SGRAFFITO-GROUND VASE
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND PROBABLY LATE IN THE PERIOD
The tapering body is decorated on one side with a woman holding a finger citron and a fan seated on a stool looking at two rabbits while a boy holding a pomegranate peeks from behind her, and on the reverse with a lotus-filled vase and a water pot, all reserved on a sgraffito ground of lime-green color, while the interior is turquoise and the base is covered in a crackle-suffused turquoise glaze.
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
Acquired in London in 1960s.
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