A very fine and large blue and white pear-shaped vase, hu
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Heavily potted with a wide generous body and two squared archaistic pierced handles on the shoulder, the body painted with a continuous meander of tendrils issuing large open lotus-heads arranged in three horizontal bands, the neck with shou character roundels on a ground of key pattern between squared spirals at the rim and cloud collars above the handles, a band of large lappets above the foot and a narrow band of classic scroll, box.
44.5cm (17½in) high (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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