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photographer E-Yaji.
The Marakovic Collection  
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Imperial Blessings

Famille rose enamels on copper, with gold; with a flat lip, slightly concave foot, and flat foot rim; painted with a formalized design repeated on each main side of a bat and an Indian lotus above and below a shou (‘longevity’) character written in seal script, set amidst a formalized floral design framed between base and neck borders of formalized lotus petals, the base inscribed in regular script Yongzheng nian zhi 雍正年製 (‘Made in the Yongzheng era’); the interior enamelled white, the exterior exposed metal with traces of original gilding
Imperial, Guangzhou, 1723–1735
Height: 8.9 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.9/1.3 cm
Stopper: gilt-bronze, chased with a formalized floral design (made from half a garment button)

Provenance:
Hugh M. Moss Ltd
Meriem Collection
Christie’s New York, 19 March 2008, lot 261

Exhibited:
Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, 1992

 

Easy link to this page: http://www.e-yaji.com/Marakovic/photo.php?photo=2115&exhibition=3&ee_lang=eng


  
  

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