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A Famille Rose "100 Butterflies" Globular Vase, Guangxu

A Famille Rose "100 Butterflies" Globular Vase, Guangxu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1266677

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A Famille Rose "100 Butterflies" Globular Vase,
Age: With six-character Guangxu seal mark and period

The vase is well potted with a rounded mid-section, which is densely enamelled with butterflies in mid-flight in vibrant tones of pink, blue, green, white and purple. The shoulder is decorated with a band of lotus scrolls bearing blooms and interspersed by gilt 'shou' characters. The gently flaring neck is also enamelled with colourful butterflies, and the rim is decorated with a ruyi band. The short foot has a lappet band picked out in pink, blue and yellow enamels.

Condition: Generally good with age discolored and worn, no chips, no cracks, no hairlines, no restoration.
Provenance: Acquired from a private collector in California, USA