A Rare Turquoise-Ground Famille Rose Yangcai Vase, Daoguang Mark
清道光款 松石綠地 洋彩纏枝蓮鳳銜靈芝圖瓶
Finely enamelled on the globular body with four large Indian lotus blooms, turquoise glaze throughout both the exterior and interior, the flared mouth rim similarly decorated with a blue enamelled ‘hui’ diaper band, further decorated with a band of classic ruyi, supported on a slightly splayed foot
height 13.2" — 33.6 cm.
underglazed six-character Daoguang mark to base
A comparable vase in "Porcelains with Cloisonné Enamel Decoration and Famille Rose Decoration: The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum Collection", Hong Kong, 1999, vol. 39, p. 216, no. 191. Similar examples are also in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei and the Shanghai Museum. For a similar design from the Daoguang period, see Christie’s Hong Kong, June 1, 2011, lot 4016
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