Lot 396: SET OF 4 PCS 20TH C CHINESE ENAMEL VASES, BRUSH POT & CRICKET CONTAINER
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Set of four pcs 20 the C Chinese enamel painting, comprising of: One enameled cricket container, of semi conical body, with flat base, rounded shoulder suspending a loop handle. The domed lid pierced in floral motif, with exterior decorated in gourd and cricket motif against lemon-yellow ground. One enameled brush pot, of straight cylindrical body, with flat base and flat mouth rim, the exterior painted with a lady and her attendants in pursuit against a terraced garden landscape. Banded with ruyi pattern and petal lappets on rim and foot. One Baluster shape vase, painted with cobalt blue enamel painting of water side landscape scene. One baluster vase, painted on the exterior with two centralized flori-form cartouches enclosing various birds within flowering foliate; interspersed by scrolling foliate and bands of auspicious patterns against a yellow ground. Four items all mark on base, each with a seal mark, of four blue script characters enclosed within double square frames, QianLong Reign Period.
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Provenance: From a prominent antique collector, in little country home near Cummings, Georgia we found items collected over years and passed down from one generation to the next that we found to be genuinely amazing. While they appeared to live a very modest life their collections told a completely different narrative. We were able to acquire items from this collection in 2015. .
Dimensions: Dimension: (tallest in set) 9" H x 4" Diam.
Medium: Cloisonne, enamel