January 15, 2016 05:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Fine and Rare Carved Enameled Celadon Porcelain Famille Rose Vase

Chinese, iron red seal mark for Qianlong; very finely carved body with archaistic decoration in relief, two sides set with panels of finely enameled famille rose landscapes with Western figures, gilt surrounds, gilt highlights at rim, handles and base, set on finely carved hardwood base, 6-1/2 in., 8-1/4 in. with hardwood stand, rim with small chips, one small crack at corner of rim (possibly small chip re-stuck in place), loss to one gilt "button" at shoulder, otherwise good condition with some light wear and losses to gilding

Provenance:Thought to be from the collection of Charles Oswald Liddell, collected in China, late 19th/early 20th century; sold The Fine Arts Company of Philadelphia, September 28 and 29, 1978, Lot 311; Estate of Thelma Osborne, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, by descent

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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