Lot 3137. A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015
The vase is delicately enameled with a myriad of floral sprays including peony, magnolia, morning glory, daylily, hibiscus, chrysanthemum, lotus, camellia and hydrangea, all on a pale turquoise ground, within borders of trefoil, ruyi-heads and upright petals. An apocryphal Qianlong seal mark is on the turquoise-enameled base.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza