A powder-blue-ground and iron-red 'fish' baluster vase 18th/19th century
Lot 61*
A powder-blue-ground and iron-red 'fish' baluster vase
18th/19th century
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,656) inc. premium
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The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
A powder-blue-ground and iron-red 'fish' baluster vase
18th/19th century
The tall slender body enamelled with two pairs of iron-red fish gazing at each other on a powder-blue ground gilt with smaller fish swimming amongst water weed, the neck gilt with four shou characters between pairs of Buddhist wan symbols. 45.2cm (17¾in) high

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  • Provenance: a Swiss private collection

    十八/十九世紀 灑藍地描金紅魚紋瓶

    來源:瑞士私人收藏

    Compare a related vase, also with iron-red fish on a powder-blue ground, illustrated by J.Ayers, The Baur Collection, vol.IV, Geneva, 1974, no.A.559.
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