A rare pair of Chinese Imari baluster vases(one comes with several cracks)  18th century
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A rare pair of Chinese Imari baluster vases and covers 18th century
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,174) inc. premium
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A rare pair of Chinese Imari baluster vases(one comes with several cracks)  18th century A rare pair of Chinese Imari baluster vases(one comes with several cracks)  18th century
Lot Details
A rare pair of Chinese Imari baluster vases and covers
18th century
Each vase with two qilin painted in underglaze blue, each beneath a pair of iron-red and gilt phoenix in flight and surrounded by lush peony blossoms of leafy stems, phoenix divided by one whole and two half floral medallions, all above stiff lappets at the foot and beneath a row of large ruyi-head at the shoulder containing floral sprays amid white clouds reserved against an iron-red ground, the neck also with floral sprays, the domed covers each with a pair of phoenix in flight amidst peony and chrysanthemum and surmounted by a rounded finial rising to a point and painted with gilt petals. Each 61cm (24in) high (4).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 伊萬里青花紅彩描金鳳凰花卉紋蓋罐一對

    Provenance: a European private collection

    來源:歐洲私人收藏
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