Lot 57: VASE WITH BIRD OF PREY
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Porcelain. China, Qing, Guangxu to Republic, approx. 19th cent. – beginning 20th cent.
Plate-shaped, flared foot carries the baluster form with a curved, flared mouth. The painting on one side offers a sharply peering bird of prey sitting on a branch. Further rocks, chrysanthemum blossoms etc. On the other side, the longer inscription of a poem, as well as above characters written in red with i.e. "flourishing luck". On bottom, duskily painted with iron-red is the retrospective Six Character Mark Da Qing Guangxu nian zhi 大清 光緒 年製 (1874 - 1908) and poss. from the period to later. Very good condition.
HEIGHT 35,3 CM
From an Irish-Czech private collection