Three cloisonné enamel vessels, Qianlong - including a miniature gu vase, a weight and a baluster shaped vase
Lot 351*
Three cloisonné enamel scholar's objects Qianlong
Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,057) inc. premium

Lot Details
Three cloisonné enamel scholar's objects
Qianlong
Comprising a baluster vase enamelled with scrollwork issuing three pink and white lotus blossoms beneath a ruyi-head band and stiff lappets on the neck, 11.8cm (4 5/8in) high; a miniature archaistic square gu vase enamelled with flowers and buds, 7.5cm (3in) high; and an inkcake rest enamelled on the top with a red fully blossoming lotus flanked by two other blue flowers and foliate scrolls, raised on stepped gilt base, 7.2cm (2¾in) long.
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Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 掐絲琺瑯文房用品三件

    Provenance: the gu vase and the ink cake rest acquired from Roger Keverne Ltd., London on 12 April 2000 and 8 July 1999 respectively; the baluster vase acquired from Alastair Sampson Ltd., London, on 22 May 1998.
    A European private collection

    來源:花觚與墨床分別在2000年4月12日和1999年7月8日購於倫敦古董商Roger Keverne;花瓶在1998年5月22日購於倫敦古董商Alastair Sampson
    歐洲私人收藏

    Compare two related inkcake rests in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Scholar's Paraphernalia: Classics of the Forbidden City, Beijing, 2009, nos.156 and 157.
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