Cloisonné enamel from the Reid family collection (lots 384-414)
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze vase, meiping
Ming dynasty The curvacious body with waisted neck and high shoulders rising to a lipped rim, the exterior with stylised-lotus scrolls above an upward leaf lappet at the bottom, all enamelled in various colours of blue, red, green, yellow and white on a turquoise ground, the mouthrim and base gilded. 15cm high.
Provenance 來源: H.R.N. Norton, London, 1946.
Illustrated 出版: Canadian Antiques Collector. A Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts. 9th Annual Edition, June 1970, p.13, fig.3.
A similar meiping cast with a four-character Jingtai mark is in the Palace Museum collection, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Metal-bodied Enamel Ware, Hong Kong, 2001, p.11, no.9. For another example in the National Palace Museum, see Enamel Ware in the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties, Taipei, 1999, p.78. no.10.
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