The Property of Mr and Mrs Arthur Harris
A magnificent Imperial enamelled 'European subject' vase
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Exquisitely enamelled with dense lotus scrolls bearing golden yellow, pink, lavender blue and purple blooms against a blue ground, the footrim decorated with clusters of camellia borne on curly vines below a lappets border, the mid-section with an ovoid cartouche on each of the four sides enclosing scenes of figural and rolling landscape of European descent, the interior covered in a pale blue glaze, the underside enamelled with a six-character zhuanshu seal mark.
Chinese Works of Art
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