Sale 08AS01 | Lot 2100

Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Molded Porcelain Boys Vase

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 2100
Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Molded Porcelain Boys Vase
Qianlong Gold Seal Mark and of the Period
The ovoid body rising to a tall neck and supported on a short foot, with five boys clambering over the vase, decorated at the shoulder with a ribbon tied sash enameled in tones of iron red with a flying bat and cloud motif, the body painted with bats flying about scrolling lotus on a turquoise blue ground, all between a squared scroll border at the foot and a cloud color band at the rim. Height 16 3/8 inches.
By repute of the family:
This vase was deaccessioned from the Depuy Collection located at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1958

The Regal Collection

Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000
Sold for $361,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Overall very nice color, painting and modeling.
Minor wear to gilding and some small scratches.
Boy in purple robe at neck: He has been broken off at feet and wrist and re-stuck
Boy in green robe at neck: Restoration to top half of ruyi, hairline crack to shoulder and back, crack around wrist
Small Boy in green robe dangling: head broken off and re-stuck
Boy in blue robe at base: Item in hand chipped and left hand fingers with tiny chips.
Restoration to body on front right side including repainting and re-gilding, area approximately 5 inches high by 4 inches wide.
Hairline crack on body (left of boy in blue) approximately 4 inches.
Hairline Crack from top rim down approximately 1 inch.


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Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000
Sold for $361,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10am EDT
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