An archaistic lacquered bronze 'scholarly pursuit' hu Qianlong
Lot 321
An archaistic lacquered bronze 'scholarly pursuit' hu Qianlong
HK$ 40,000 - 60,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,700
Lot Details
An archaistic lacquered bronze 'scholarly pursuit' hu
Qianlong
Of archaistic hu form, worked with layers of finely carved red lacquer at the exterior, rising from a hollowed cylindrical splayed foot carved with keyfret scrolls and shou characters amongst lotus blossom and leafy scrolls, the bulbous body with a central quatrefoil cartouche featuring men engaging in scholarly pursuits, individually playing the qin and reading books by rockworks and trees, all rising to a waisted neck with archaistic scrolls and a keyfret border at the mouthrim.
12.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 銅胎剔紅錦地開光人物山水壺
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