A large blue and white baluster vase Qianlong
Lot 55
A large blue and white baluster vase
Qianlong
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 21,010) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large blue and white baluster vase
Qianlong
Expertly painted around the body with formal lotus blossoms on a continuous leafy meander above decorative bands of stiff lappets, scrolling lingzhi fungus and chrysanthemum scrolls at the spreading foot, the shoulder with eight ornate ruyi head lappets each containing one of the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, the neck with a further band of lotus scroll beneath stiff leafy lappets alternating with pairs of stylised scrolling chilong flanked by two handles each formed as a curving archaistic mythical beast. 68.5cm (27in) high

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  • 清乾隆 青花纏枝蓮八吉祥紋雙獸耳大瓶
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