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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 28 November 2006
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A RARE ARCHAISTIC IMITATION-BRONZE VASE, HU

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Estimate: HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000
ca. US$128,497 - US$192,745
Price realised:  HK$2,920,000
ca. US$375,211
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A RARE ARCHAISTIC IMITATION-BRONZE VASE, HU
A RARE ARCHAISTIC IMITATION-BRONZE VASE, HU QIANLONG MOULDED SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Sturdily potted in imitation of a parcel-gilt bronze vase, the ovoid section body moulded in low relief with a central frieze of taotie masks reserved on carved leiwen between bowstring borders, repeated at the neck spanned by a pair of loop-handles issuing from monster masks, below band of scroll-filled pendent blades around the mouth rim, with upright lappets and a ruyi collar encircling the spreading foot, all in a matte café-au-lait glaze, with gilding on the background of the decorative bands 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) high, box

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 2006
Address: Christie's
28 November 2006, Hong Kong