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LOT 72

Lot 72

A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century

A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century
Lot 72 Details
A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century

十八世纪 青花'三阳开泰'抱月瓶

The flattened circular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck flanked by a pair of ruyi handles, each side is finely painted in bright cobalt blue with three rams bearing the auspicious meaning of 'Spring comes in full form'; base ground down possibly indicating Imperial mark
height 9.4 in — 24 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $18,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century
  • A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century
  • A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century
  • A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century
  • A Blue and White 'Three Rams' Moonflask, 18th Century

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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