A wucai flaring vase, gu Shunzhi
Lot 70
A wucai flaring vase, gu
Shunzhi
£15,000 - 25,000
US$ 22,000 - 36,000

Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A wucai flaring vase, gu
Shunzhi
Painted and enamelled around the top section with the Eight Daoist Immortals surrounded by pine trees, greeting Shoulao holding a ruyi sceptre arriving on the back of a flying crane amidst scrolling clouds, the mid-section decorated with peony, lotus and chrysanthemum sprays above the bottom band of pomegranates, the interior flaring rim with a border of floral tendrils, mounted on a low bronze stand.
51.8cm (20½in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a German private collection

    清順治 五彩八仙慶壽紋花觚

    來源: 德國私人收藏

    A closely related vase, but with a slightly less bulging mid-section decorated with peaches rather than flowers, but also depicting Shoulao and the Eight Immortals in the top section, is illustrated by Sir Michael Butler, Shunzhi Porcelain: Treasures from an Unknown Reign, Alexandria, 2002, no.77.
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