A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LOTUS AND GRAPES' HU-FORM VASE 17th century

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Lot 128
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LOTUS AND GRAPES' HU-FORM VASE
17th century

Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'LOTUS AND GRAPES' HU-FORM VASE
17th century
The pear shaped body supported on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck with flared rim, the shoulders flanked by opposing taotie-mask handles suspending loose rings, the exterior brightly enameled against a turquoise ground with four bands of grapevines, large and small lotus blossoms borne on scrolling foliage and scattered florets, divided by bands of floral scrolls, the splayed foot decorated with a band of mallow blossoms.
10 3/4in (27.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • 十七世紀 銅胎掐絲琺瑯番蓮葡萄紋壺

    A similar 17th century vase is illustrated in Beatrice Quette, ed., Cloisonné: Chinese Enamels from the Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties, New York, 2011, p.258, no.68.
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