Lot 173: VASE WITH BLOSSOMS, BIRD, BATS
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Porcelain with enamel colors. China, late Qing dynasty, approximately Guangxu
Harmonious form with tall, concave curved neck. On the spherical body is a very well-painted depiction of a blossoming plum with bird on a gnarled tree trunk, as well as camelia blossoms, shancha. On the shoulder is an encircling frieze with eight bats in lofty flight between clouds. A chrysanthemum blossom juhua on the neck. This vase is from the best porcelain time of the late Qing Dynasty, flawless good condition.
HEIGHT 23 CM
From a German collection