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Auction: Auction 29.03.2006
was auctioned on: 29 March 2006
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A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC VESSEL ON STAND, GUI

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Estimate: US$120,000 - US$150,000
Price realised:  US$144,000
Lot number 306, Views: 5

A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC VESSEL ON STAND, GUI QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Made in imitation of Zhou dynasty prototypes, the oval vessel decorated on the sides with taotie masks set between petal lappet borders and below decorative bands on the neck, with a pair of handles formed by gilt-bronze dragons with backward-turned heads, raised on a separately made, but integral, rectangular base decorated on the sides by framed panels of confronted archaistic birds, the base also gilded, the domed cover decorated en suite below a globular finial cast in openwork as swirling clouds 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 29.03.2006
Date of the auction: 29 Mar 2006
Address: Christie's
29 March 2006, New York, Rockefeller Center