A magnificent famille rose turquoise-ground vase
Qianlong seal mark
Superbly enamelled on the baluster shaped body with radiating chrysanthemum blossoms painted in pink and white tones, borne on a meandering foliate scroll issuing colourfully enamelled smaller floral blooms, above a gilt and iron-red latticework with a ruyi-head enclosing a floral spray above and intertwined with blue enamelled fretwork, surmounted by a slightly waisted slender tall neck flanked by a pair of horned mythical beast-head loop handles, decorated with interlaced gilt and iron-red ruyi-head latticework and foliated scroll bearing blossoms and berries, all reserved on a pale turquoise enamelled sgraffiato ground, with a blue enamelled band below the rim enclosing alternating chrysanthemum and quatrelobed flowers amidst dense foliate scrolls, with a border of lotus petal panels above the foot.
50cm (19 ¾in) high
Chinese Works of Art
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