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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 10 May 2011
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A VERY LARGE PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASES

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Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000
ca. US$130,751 - US$196,127
Price realised:  £229,250
ca. US$374,684
Lot number 151, Views: 169

A VERY LARGE PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASES
JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820)
A VERY LARGE PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASES JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820) Of baluster shape with loop handles terminating in dragon heads suspending further dargons in bronze, the vase decorated with a main band depicting birds amongst fruiting pomegranate and blossoming branches issuing from rockwork, below a band of large lotus scroll to the shoulder and a band of phoenix roundels to the neck, all supported by gilt bronze bases with elephant feet, the tops also with gilt bronze flaring mounts with lion-masks between scrollwork designs 43¾ in. (111 cm.) high (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 10 May 2011
Address: Christie's
10 May 2011, London, King Street