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Auction archive: Lot number 2721

A VERY LARGE AND RARE BLUE AND WHITE ARCHAISTIC VASE, HU

Estimate
HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000
ca. US$387,051 - US$645,085
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 2721

A VERY LARGE AND RARE BLUE AND WHITE ARCHAISTIC VASE, HU

Estimate
HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000
ca. US$387,051 - US$645,085
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

A VERY LARGE AND RARE BLUE AND WHITE ARCHAISTIC VASE, HU QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The impressive vase is potted in imitation of an archaic bronze hu vessel with the body rising from a tall foot decorated with stylised ruyi-heads below a band of crashing waves. The oval-shaped body is moulded with raised bands decorated with scrolling flowers, suggesting straps and bosses of its archaic bronze prototype. The neck is decorated with a wide band of large flower heads interlinked by leafy tendrils, framed by two wave bands. The sides are applied with c-shaped handles, each moulded as a horned-dragonhead. All below a band of scrolling tendrils and an elaborate band of ruyi-heads with suspending tassels. 20 1⁄4 in. (51.4 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 2721
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

A VERY LARGE AND RARE BLUE AND WHITE ARCHAISTIC VASE, HU QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The impressive vase is potted in imitation of an archaic bronze hu vessel with the body rising from a tall foot decorated with stylised ruyi-heads below a band of crashing waves. The oval-shaped body is moulded with raised bands decorated with scrolling flowers, suggesting straps and bosses of its archaic bronze prototype. The neck is decorated with a wide band of large flower heads interlinked by leafy tendrils, framed by two wave bands. The sides are applied with c-shaped handles, each moulded as a horned-dragonhead. All below a band of scrolling tendrils and an elaborate band of ruyi-heads with suspending tassels. 20 1⁄4 in. (51.4 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 2721
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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