A very fine famille rose long-necked vase Yongzheng 55.2cm.(21 3/4in.) high

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Lot 240
A very fine famille rose long-necked vase Yongzheng 55.2cm.(21 3/4in.) high

Sold for £ 292,650 (US$ 403,403) inc. premium
A very fine famille rose long-necked vase
Finely and brightly enamelled around the elongated pear-shaped body with a continuous scene depicting the Eight Daoist Immortals with attendant figures standing on a rocky outcrop supported by five demons standing in foaming waves, the flanged tall cylindrical neck with the God of Longevity standing by a deer and with his attendant at his side (very minor enamel flaking),

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    A.W.Bahr

    His daughter Miss Edna H.Bahr, sold at Sotheby's, London, 1st November 1965, lot 131 (£140)

    A vase similarly shaped to the present lot, was sold in these rooms on 13th June 2002, lot 143; and for another similarly-shaped vase with a Yongzheng six-character mark and dated to the period, see Important Chinese Ceramics, Jades and Works of Art, Christie's, Hong Kong, 1st October 1991, lot 990
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