A famille-rose baluster vase, by Liu Yucen
Lot 240
A famille rose baluster vase 20th century, signed Liu Yucen with Yucen seal
£5,000 - 8,000
US$ 8,400 - 13,000
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A famille-rose baluster vase, by Liu Yucen A famille-rose baluster vase, by Liu Yucen
Lot Details
A famille rose baluster vase
20th century, signed Liu Yucen with Yucen seal
The delicately potted vase enamelled with one golden-brown bird perched on a long grassy stem growing beside a other flowering grasses and a pink-flowered spray, two further golden-brown birds and two greyish-brown birds in flight above, the reverse with an inscription and seal, the underside with an iron-red seal.
23.5cm (9¾in) high

Footnotes

  • 二十世紀 粉彩花鳥紋瓶 「劉雨岑」款

    款識:粧面迴青鏡,歌塵起畫梁。潭湖漁劉雨岑寫於珠山。
    印文:雨岑

    This may be translated as:

    "A beautiful woman's face is reflected in the bronze mirror, amidst song and dance the dust rises up to the painted beams." Written in Zhushan by deep lake fisherman Liu Yucen.

    The inscription is couplet from the poem "Mei 梅" (plum) composed by the Tang Dynasty poet Li Qiao.
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