A Chinese famille rose vase
Qianlong mark, possibly early 20th Century
The pear-shaped body finely enamelled with two large medallions enclosing a mountainous landscape with swirling mist to one side, a snowy riverscape to the other, all reserved on a rich blue scraffito ground with brightly enamelled blossoming flowers and scrolling foliage, the neck with keyfret and floral strapwork bands below a stiff-leaf band and a ruyi collar at the gilt rim, the shoulder applied with two large ruyi handles suspending a longevity emblem and a pair of fish from a long tasselled cord, all supported on a high spreading foot, the interior glazed turquoise.
31.5cm high, Qianlong seal mark (wear to gilding).
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