18 June 2002
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FAMILLE VERTE OCTAGONAL VASE AND COVER
The porcelain Kangxi (1662-1722), the mount 19th Century
Of baluster shape, the sides of the body and shoulder variously enamelled with figures in landscapes, qilin, deer, peony and lotus, the flaring neck and domed cover with symbols of the Four Scholarly Pursuits, books, paintings, weiqi and qin
The porcelain 18½ in. (47 cm.) high
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Please note the cover has a hairline.
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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