A large 'famille-rose' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period


Lot 262. A large 'famille-rose' vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); height 25 in., 63.5 cmEstimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010

the ovoid body supported on a slightly splayed foot rising to a waisted neck, the body painted with stylized lotus scrolls between an upright stylized lappet border just above the foot and a ruyi-head border at the shoulders, the neck further decorated with a row upright stylized lappets below iron-red bats and lotus scrolls, the mouth painted with a turquoise ruyi-head border, the base inscribed with a Qianlong seal mark.

Provenance: A European Private Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York