Chinese & Asian Works of Art
A ‘famille-rose’ butterfly vase
A ‘famille-rose’ butterfly vase, six character mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908) Enamelled and gilt with dainty butterflies scattered over the bulbous body above stiff lappets at the foot and below a band containing four gilt shou characters between two peaches alternating with lotus amid foliate scrolls at the shoulder, the neck similarly decorated with butterflies beneath a band of ruyi-head at the rim, 40cm. Condition: Very good.
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