London, South Kensington
14 May 2010
A SMALL BOTTLE VASE
REPUBLIC PERIOD (1912-49), ZAI SI XUAN IRON-RED STUDIO MARK, ARTISTS SEAL OF LIU XIREN
Depicting Li Tieguai, one of the eight Immortals, boiling his special medicine that aids longevity, artists seal mark reading Liu Xiren hua
5¼in. (13.3cm.) high
C.Y.Tse, Hong Kong.
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Liu Xiren (1906-1967)
Third generation of the literati school of porcelain painting.
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