A blue and white 'bajixiang' moonflask Qianlong seal mark, 19th century
Lot 56
A blue and white 'bajixiang' moonflask
Qianlong seal mark, 19th century
Sold for £5,750 (US$ 9,664) inc. premium
Auction Details
A blue and white 'bajixiang' moonflask Qianlong seal mark, 19th century A blue and white 'bajixiang' moonflask Qianlong seal mark, 19th century
Lot Details
A blue and white 'bajixiang' moonflask
Qianlong seal mark, 19th century
The flattened circular body supported on a splayed oblong foot, finely painted with a central floral medallion on a boss encircled by a border enclosing the Eight Buddhist Emblems, all within a narrow band of undulating floral leafy stems, the neck set with a pair of S-scroll handles. 30cm (11½in) high

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 青花八吉祥紋雙耳扁瓶 青花「大清乾隆年製」篆書款

    A Qianlong mark and period moonflask with the Eight Buddhist Emblems is illustrated by P.Lam, Ethereal Elegance: Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing: The Huaihaitang Collection, Hong Kong, 2007, no.95. Another example was sold at Christie's London, 4 November 2008, lot 206.
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