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FS28: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Chinese Small Famille Rose Cong Vase

Auction Lot FS28/492

A Chinese small famille rose Cong vase with Buddhist lion ring handles, finely painted on two sides with geese, swallows and flowering plants, the opposing sides with black poetic inscriptions within iron red and grisaille flowerhead diaper borders, the concave shaped rim and base decorated with a black key pattern and peony scrolls on a gilt ground, iron red four character mark for the 'Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue', 13cm high.

A Chinese Small Famille Rose Cong Vase (FS28/492) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 6th October 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A Chinese small famille rose Cong vase with Buddhist lion ring handles, finely painted on two sides with geese, swallows and flowering plants, the opposing sides with black poetic inscriptions within iron red and grisaille flowerhead diaper borders, the concave shaped rim and base decorated with a black key pattern and peony scrolls on a gilt ground, iron red four character mark for the 'Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue', 13cm high.

Notes

The inscriptions can be translated to read 'Purple blossoms and green willow billowing in the fragrant air/ Geese befriended amongst reeds in the pond'.

Estimate

£8,000 - £12,000

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS28: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 6th October 2015
Wednesday, 7th October 2015

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 7th October 2015 as part of the Ceramics and Glass section of the sale.

Contact

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

Telephone: +44 (01392) 413100

Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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