pair of bottle vases, underglaze red kylin
Lot 10
A pair of small bottle vases circa 1700-20
Sold for £1,195 (US$ 2,030) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of small bottle vases
circa 1700-20
the original Chinese decoration of two Fo-dogs and a mythical water buffalo painted in underglaze iron red, overpainted in Holland with flowering prunus and chrysanthemum sprigs in Kakiemon style, red and gold tassels hanging from the rims, 12.5cm (minor wear) (2),

Footnotes

  • Several related bottles are in the Dresden royal collection, some in the original Chinese form and others with added European enamels and gilding, see Eva Strober, La Maladie de Porcelaine..., fig. 18. Another larger example in the British Museum with added European figures was shown in the East Meets West exhibition, fig. 40, along with a similar plain bottle, fig. 41.
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