25 September 2020
A LARGE PAINTED ENAMEL BOTTLE VASE
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The globular body is enameled in imitation of cloisonné enamel with leafy lotus scroll between a band of ruyi-heads and upright plantain leaves, above a band of flower heads around the foot. The flaring neck is decorated with two panels enclosing double happiness characters, shuangxi, flanked by pair of gilt-bronze archaistic scroll handles and surrounded by further lotus scrolls.
18 ¼ in. (46.4 cm.) high
Roger Keverne, London, 2011.
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Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics - Winter Exhibition, London, 2011, pp. 62-3, no. 44.
London, Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics - Winter Exhibition, 2011.
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