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A fine Imperial mark and of the period Qianlong blue and white bottle vase. 9 circular bands of waves, ruyi lappets, palm leaves, and floral vine scrolls decorating the vase. Molded rings around shoulder area (see shoulder close-up). Fairly high and flaring footrim. 6 character underglazed imperial mark of Qianlong.
15" high and 9" diameter at the shoulder. Excellent condition, no chips cracks or repairs. Deep cobalt blue.
A classic Qianlong period design and form. Occasionally seen at major auctions.
Time table of Qing Dynasty Emperors :
Shun-Tze 1644-1661, Kangxi 1662- 1722
Yongzhen 1723-1735, Qianlong 1736-1795
Jiaqing 1796-1820, Daoguang 1821-1850
Xiangfeng 1851-1861, Tongzhi 1862-1874
Guangxu 1875-1908, Xuantong 1909-1911
Provenance: Sotheby's HK May 1988; #184; and again 1997 as shown.