Lot 55: VASE WITH BUTTERFLIES
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Blue-white porcelain. China, in style of the Kangxi Period, approx. mid 20th cent.
Delicate, fine and stylistically ingenious painted vase with spherical body and tall, slender neck. Around the foot and on the neck is a composition with blossoms, in which a combination of long life mushroom and bat, meaning "luck and long life“, is located. On the corpus, most diverse butterflies, all big and fluttering with long antennae with volute ends, a spirited composition, stylized clouds in between. On the bottom is a double circle. Flawless good condition.
HEIGHT 23,7 CM
From an Irish-Czech private collection