A wucai flaring vase, gu Shunzhi
Lot 61
A wucai 'Eight Daoist Immortals' flaring vase, gu Shunzhi
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium
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A wucai 'Eight Daoist Immortals' flaring vase, gu Shunzhi A wucai 'Eight Daoist Immortals' flaring vase, gu Shunzhi
Lot Details
A wucai 'Eight Daoist Immortals' 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

    Compare a related vase from the Museum für Kunsthandwerk in Frankfurt, illustrated by G.Gabbert, Chinesisches Porzellan, 1977, p.129, fig.278, and further examples illustrated in the catalogue Porzellan aus China und Japan, Galerie des Landgrafen von Hessen und Kassel, Reimer Verlag, 1990, p.289, fig.57a,b and p.276, fig.52.
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