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Lot 119: A 'famille-rose' butterfly vase mark of Guangxu
25 October 2016
Woollahra, AustraliaLive Auction
A 'famille-rose' butterfly vase mark of Guangxu
the globular body surmounted by a tall waisted neck, painted in iron-red and enamels with numerous butterflies in flight, divided by a frieze of detached stylised lotus sprays and shou characters around the shoulders, above a raised gilt band, all between a yellow ground ruyi-head border below the rim and upright lappets around the base, the base inscribed in iron-red with a six-character mark
39 cm high