A rare blue and white barrel-shaped jar Qianlong seal mark
Lot 237
A rare blue and white barrel-shaped jar
Qianlong seal mark
Sold for HK$ 150,000 (US$ 19,354) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare blue and white barrel-shaped jar
Qianlong seal mark
The exterior decorated with evenly-spaced stylised lotus and chrysanthemum blossoms amidst meandering leafy scrolls, all framed within upward and downward ruyi-heads and a frieze of crashing waves at the rim, the base with a six-character Imperial zhuanshu seal mark.
17.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆款 青花纏枝四季花卉紋鼓墩形罐 青花「大清乾隆年製」篆書款

    The decoration on the current jar originated from the Ming dynasty prototypes and integrated into the Qing dynasty. It is very rare to find barrel-shaped jars decorated in blue and white, see a almost identical jar dated with Qianlong seal mark and of the period, sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2012, lot 3998.
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