London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BOTTLE VASE, FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY
painted to the body and neck with a scene of Immortals with their respective attributes arriving from the sea and from the sky to a pavilion where Shou Lao and others are welcoming them, all above a band of lappets, the shoulder with the Eight Buddhist emblems on a foliate scroll ground, the mouth rim with a band of ruyi motifs, Qianlong seal mark to base -- 17¾in. (45cm.) high.
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