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AN IMPRESSIVE RARE PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE-ROSE YELLOW GROUND DRAGON AND PHOENIX BOTTLE VASES, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, MARK AND PERIOD OF GUANGXU (1875-1908) (2)
The slightly compressed bulbous body supported on a short foot rising up to a slender flaring neck, beautifully painted with three ovoid reserves containing a dragon and phoenix confronted on a flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds with ruyi heads, the surrounding yellow ground painted with bats, shou characters and ribbon-tied ruyi scepters interspersed amidst fruiting peach boughs, all between a border of stylized lappets at the base and lotus scroll interspersed with shou characters at the shoulder, the neck painted with the same scene of bats shou characters and ribbon-tied ruyi scepters interspersed amidst fruiting peach boughs, beneath a ruyi-head and stylized lappet border, the base with a six-character reign mark in iron-red. In very good conditions, only very small firing imperfections and light wear to the gilding decoration and very minor wear on the surface.
67 cm high, 39 cm wide
Estimate € 24,000 - 30,000
Provenance: from the private collection of a Milanese lady