Lot 891: A large Chinese orange ground famille rose bottle vase, 19th century, 42.5cm
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A large Chinese orange ground famille rose bottle vase, 19th century, painted with lotus, bats, endless knots and shou characters, the neck modelled with a chilong, 42.5cm
There is wear to the gilding around the rim and slight wear to the gilding on the body, there are two extremely shallow chips to the top rim with a very shallow splinter chip on the outer edge which are almost wear fritting has come off, occasional minor scratch to the glaze otherwise in good condition with no restoration or cracks.
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