A very large Canton famille rose 'Outlaws of the Marsh' vase 19th century
Lot 384W
A very large Canton famille rose 'Outlaws of the Marsh' vase
19th century
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
Auction Details
A very large Canton famille rose 'Outlaws of the Marsh' vase 19th century
Lot Details
A very large Canton famille rose 'Outlaws of the Marsh' vase
19th century
The body with two rectangular panels, one filled with figures variously with swords, spears, bows and axes, one gentleman with an abacus and one lady, the other with an official at his desk surrounded by attendants, the panels divided by a phoenix beneath a bat suspending a tasselled coin and above a bird-shaped basket, all surrounded by floral sprays interspersed with birds and pomegranates, the neck with two similar panels also with military figures between applied handles shaped as a Buddhist lion and cub playing with a ball, the flaring neck with square scrolls set with large blossoms, the interior of the neck glazed turquoise. 127.7cm (50¼in) high

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  • 十九世紀 粉彩水滸傳故事圖「佛獅戲球」耳大瓶
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