Description & Technical information

Yongzheng period 
European or Chinese Market
A fine Chinese porcelain rouleau vase with applique decoration of precious objects and other symbols, painted in bright famille rose enamels.

Price:  £12,000

References: Bahr, Aw. (1911) Old Chinese Porcelain & Works of Art in China, pl. LXXXIII, a similar vase, Yongzheng period; Lam, Peter Y.K. , Ethereal Elegance: Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing, The Huaihaitang Collection, No. 120, pp340-341, a larger vase with relief decoration; Porcelain in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours: The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Vol. 38, Hong Kong, 1999, no. 143, p. 156; a Kangxi vase with similar decoration but in gilt that is in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Beijing.

Date:  1735
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century, Yongzheng period
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 43 cm (16⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art