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A LARGE ARCHAISTIC GILT AND ROBIN'S EGG-DECORATED MOLDED HU-FORM VASE
Age: Six-character Qianlong gilt and molded seal mark, late qing dynasty
The vase is molded and carved with various bands of archaistic decoration including two registers of angular dragon scroll reserved on a leiwen ground on the body, and bands of triangular blades on the lower body and neck which are reserved on a ground of robin's egg blue enamel and gold in imitation of bronze encrustation, which is repeated on the interior of the neck and on the base around an apocryphal Qianlong gilt and molded seal mark. A pair of large mask and ring handles is applied to the shoulder.
Height: 20-½ in. (52 cm.)
Condition: Under overall good condition with restoration to the lower part of the body. Check images provided.
Private Collection, United States, before 1968, and thence by descent within the family.
Christie's New York(纽约佳士得), FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART PART II, 13 - 14 September 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza, LOT 1586