A pair of cloisonné enamel Tibetan-style bottles 18th century
Lot 238
A pair of cloisonné enamel Tibetan-style bottles
18th century
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of cloisonné enamel Tibetan-style bottles
18th century
Each bottle boldly enamelled around the body with blossoming lotus flanked by leafy fronds above a row of lotus scroll, all supported on a high rounded foot also with lotus scroll, the neck decorated with a band of stylised flowers beneath a rib of flowers beneath circular motifs, all beneath the neck with three spreading floral sprays on a purple ground. 22.5cm (8½in) high high (2).

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  • 十八世紀 掐絲琺瑯纏枝蓮紋瓶一對

    Compare two similarly-shaped cloisonné enamel Tibetan-style vases from the Palace Museum, Beijing, dated Qianlong mark and period and mid Qing Dynasty respectively, illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Enamels, 2, Cloisonné in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Beijing and Hefei, 2011, pl.184 and ibid., vol.3, pl.156 (with a red and white enamel lotus design).
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