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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 28 November 2012
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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BE...

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Estimate: HK$6,000,000 - HK$8,000,000
ca. US$774,126 - US$1,032,168
Price realised:  HK$35,380,000
ca. US$4,564,762
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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BENEATH PINE TREES' MALLET-SHAPED VASE
YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795)
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY FINE INSCRIBED FALANGCAI ENAMELLED 'BENEATH PINE TREES' MALLET-SHAPED VASE YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795) The rounded body of the vase is finely potted with a broad base and a rounded shoulder under a tall cylindrical neck. The exterior is superbly enamelled with a continuous landscape scene, finely detailed with an elderly scholar holding a long staff in one hand and standing under a tall gnarled pine tree that extends into clusters of swirling clouds. The scholar is depicted as in conversation with a young attendant who is pointing into the distance. The reverse side is inscribed with a poem written in kaishu , standard script, followed by an iron-red seal mark, Changzhi , 'Eternal' 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high, wood stand

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 2012
Address: Christie's
28 November 2012, Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre