13 June 2002
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKLE-GLAZED GEYAO-TYPE PORCELAIN VASE
The porcelain 18th Century, the ormolu 19th Century
The elliptical baluster shaped-vase moulded with strapwork and with lion-mask handles to each side on a reeded and foliate-cast stepped plinth
15½ in. (39 cm.) high
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A related geyao-type vase with similar strapwork decoration and neo-classical mounts, the porcelain also with Yongzheng seal mark, was sold anonymously Christie's Hong Kong, 31 March 1992, lot 576.
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