A pair of famille rose vases and covers Qianlong
Lot 83
A pair of famille rose vases and covers Qianlong
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 50,394) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of famille rose vases and covers
Qianlong
Each handsome vase finely decorated with a continuous landscape in muted iron-red, grisaille and ochre tones, with intricate details in pink, blue, green and yellow enamels, one vase with a mounted nobleman pointing towards a pavilion on a high cliff, accompanied by another horseman and three followers on foot, the background with a tiered pagoda atop a high cliff beside a river,, the other with three gentlemen relaxing on a rocky outcrop besides two boys flying three butterfly and dragonfly kites high above a river scene with boats behind a farmer and ox ploughing a paddy field next to a lady and boy on a porch looking at a traveller hitching his blue horse, each domed cover with a gilt floral, grape and bamboo border enclosing huts beside a river with boats, surmounted by a gilt Buddhist lion finial. The taller 52cm (20 1/2in) high (4).

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  • 清乾隆 粉彩山水人物圖蓋瓶一對
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