Lot 181: FAMILLE VERTE RELIEF-MOULDED ''ARHATS'' BOTTLE VASE KANGXI MARK BUT 19TH CENTURY 42cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
FAMILLE VERTE RELIEF-MOULDED ''ARHATS'' BOTTLE VASE
KANGXI MARK BUT 19TH CENTURY
moulded with Buddhist arhats amongst scrolling clouds, each holding his attribute, all below a ferocious dragon, the base impressed with an apocryphal Kangxi mark
- Good overall appearance with signs of age
- There is a very shallow horizontal hairline crack to the shoulder which may be the result of firing flaw
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Private Scottish collection.