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Lot 156: FINE FAMILLE ROSE GILT-DECORATED FLAMBÉ-GROUND VASE, HU QIANLONG MARK BUT REPUBLIC PERIOD 30cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
FINE FAMILLE ROSE GILT-DECORATED FLAMBÉ-GROUND VASE, HU
QIANLONG MARK BUT REPUBLIC PERIOD
moulded with a flared neck above a bulbous pear-form body, the neck applied with serpentine handles with ruyi-heads suspending a rope with wanzi character and fish and chime pendants, the body decorated with two circular panels enclosing landscape scenes, all reserved above a flambé-ground with gilt archaistic motifs, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark
- Good overall condition with just minimal wear to the gilt
Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an ''as is'' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality.
Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.
For a very similar Hu vase, see Bonham''s sale in their San Francisco rooms on 24th June 2014, lot 8326.