16 avril 2018

A famille rose 'European figures' wall vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795)

A famille rose 'European figures' wall vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795)

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Lot 2369. A famille rose 'European figures' wall vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 

Of rectangular baluster form, the vase is decorated in famille rose palette on the body with a finely dressed European figure in purple leggings and red cloak, who is accompanied by an attendant holding a parasol. The scene is flanked on either side with a mask and ring handle above a flowering bitter gourd vine on one side, and flowering finger citrus vine on the other. Each side of the neck is further enamelled with a different floral spray, including peony, magnolia and morning glory, box.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 28 November 2012


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