London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A large Chinese polychrome bottle vase, 19th Century
painted with large fruiting peach fruits on pink enamelled branches with further leafy foliage, blossoming above flowering dianthus and lingzhi sprays on a blue enamelled ground, the rim with a panel of overlapping ruyi-heads, Qianlong iron-red mark to base --21¼in. (54cm.) high.
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