13 November 2001
A FAMILLE ROSE MOONFLASK
Iron-red six-character Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-95)
With flattened sherical body and waisted neck flanked by archaistic dragon handles, each side enamelled with a centralised lotus spray, the sides with an Indian lotus meander, the handles enamelled and speckled puce, handle and rim restorations
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
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