Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 34 140
Lot 464
A large Chinese famille-rose vase, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 25 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 34 140

About this Item

A large Chinese famille-rose vase, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century
of tapering ovoid form, the body enamelled with eight quatrefoil panels, each respectively depicting butterlies, birds, insects, various blossoms including peaches, peonies and chrysanthemums and figures at various pursuits, surrounded by blooming peonies, butterflies and scrolling foliage against a gilt ground, enclosed by four further panels, each enclosing birds, insects and blooms respectively, the neck applied with four gilt chilong gazing at quatrefoil panels depicting figures at various pursuits against a conforming ground, the sides applied with gilt handles of two shi-shi contesting a peach, the lip decorated with four cartouches similarly decorated, 92cm high

Notes

This lot appears in photographs of Harcroft, Perak, during Charles and Muriel Rycroft's occupancy post 1945.


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