Lot 80: A fine and rare scroll shaped porcelain wall vase
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: Qing (1644-1911)
Flat and glazed back, shaped as an open scroll; painted with famille rose flowers, one of them with a bug on top; featuring a bandage recalling a pink bandage, decorated at the center with a round, Shou symbol surrounded by clouds; featuring a small, round mouth on the right and a bigger one, shaped a semi-circle, on the left, surrounded by an opaque, gilded enamel. A tiny chip on the pink border. Period: 18th-19th Century. See three, very similar vases at Sotheby's, SALE NUMBER: HK0363; FINE CINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 05 October 2011, HONG KONG; lot. 2083, 2084, 2085.
dimensions: height 14 x 10 x 3 cm.