A famille rose lime-green-ground baluster vase Jiaqing seal mark and of the period
Lot 349
A famille rose lime-green-ground baluster vase Jiaqing seal mark and of the period
Sold for £120,000 (US$ 187,776) inc. premium

Lot Details
A famille rose lime-green-ground baluster vase Jiaqing seal mark and of the period
A famille rose lime-green-ground baluster vase
Jiaqing seal mark and of the period
Boldly enamelled in pink, yellow, blue, white and turquoise with a dense looping and coiling feathery meander of four large lotus heads, each dividing two auspicious characters and surmounted by an iron-red bat in flight between a cluster of pomegranate, peach and finger citron fruit, the neck with a band of overlapping lappets above clouds around the shoulder.
21cm (8¼in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection, acquired circa 1965-1970, and thence by descent.

    The present vase is decorated in direct continuation of the Imperial style prevalent during the Qianlong reign. Compare a related famille rose lime-green-ground baluster vase, iron-red Qianlong seal mark and of the period, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Porcelains with Cloisonne Enamel Decoration and Famille Rose Decoration, Hong Kong, 1999, pl.123; and see a related vase with an iron-red Jiaqing seal mark, from the Qing Court Collection, ibid, pl.173.

    Compare a similar famille rose lime-green-ground vase, Jiaqing mark and of the period, sold in these rooms on 13 May 2010, lot 196. See also a pair of similar famille rose lime-green-ground vases, Jiaqing marks and period, sold at Sotheby's New York, 16 September 2009, lot 233.
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