The Property of a Lady and Gentleman
A rare famille rose 'eight trigrams' square vase, cong
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Of archaic cong form, standing on a heavy spreading circular foot, the four sides moulded the same with eight trigrams in groups of three horizontal ribs, the ribs enamelled in shades of brown with various 'yinyang' symbols, all on an opaque ruby-red ground enriched with symmetrical flower heads joined by leafy scrolls, the neck with interlocking C-scrolls (edge glaze flakes retouched).
20cm (8in) high.