A blue and white bottle vase (EX CSK 9/11/07: lot 1) Guangxu six-character mark and of the period
Lot 304
A blue and white bottle vase Guangxu six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £12,000 (US$ 19,442) inc. premium

Lot Details
A blue and white bottle vase
Guangxu six-character mark and of the period
The compressed globular body supported on a short spreading foot, with moulded shoulder rising to a tall flaring waisted neck, painted in vibrant shades of underglaze blue with a composite floral scroll around the body above a band of lotus lappets, and a classic scroll band along the foot, the shoulder with a composite floral scroll above a band of ruyi heads, the neck with stiff plantain leaves above a key fret scroll and below a wave scroll and ruyi collar at the rim.
38.9cm (15¼in) high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a Yugoslavian diplomat to China purchased in China in the 1960s/early 70s.

    A very similar vase in the National Palace Museum in Taipei is illustrated by H.A. Van Oort, Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th centuries, Lochem, 1977, p. 43, pl. 47.
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