Pair of Famille Rose 'Boys' Vases, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795)
Posted: Oct 13, 2012
2 Pair of Famille Rose 'Boys' Vases, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795)
Vines of scrolling lotuses and plums decorate the sides of the ovoid body, which gently taper towards a splayed foot decorated with a continuous Greek key-fret pattern, oval reserves adorn opposing side with each depicting a pair of young boys in play, one scene illustrating the children with ornate lanterns, the other with three small goats, a gilt border surrounding the flat rim and along the top of the foot, the interior and base both with a turquoise glaze, height 7.5" — 19 cm., six-character Qianlong mark in iron red
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