17 - 18 September 2015
A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUADRILOBED VASES
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
Of elegant lobed shape, each vase is decorated overall with lotus sprays with feathery leaves between a band of leaf tips at the base and a ruyi border at the rim, the interior is covered in dark turquoise enamel. A Qianlong four-character mark with an additional character, ze, is inscribed on each base.
14 ½ in (36.9 cm.) high
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Compare the pair of similar vases, also inscribed with a Qianlong four-character mark with an additional character, ze, offered at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20 November 1984, lot 506.
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