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A celestial ball vase with blue and white patterns on yellow ground, Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty, "Qianlong Year of the Qing Dynasty"Yellow Earth Blue and White Celestial Ball Vase The Celestial Ball Vase is dazzling, rare and rare. The Chinese emperors believed in the authority of the emperor, and the shape of the celestial sphere, the pattern of the dragon with flowers and the yellow ground used in this bottle show the respect of the Emperor Qianlong, the real dragon and the son of heaven. This kind of yellow-ground blue-and-white porcelain is unique. It adopts the advantages of blue-and-white porcelain in the early Ming Dynasty. It has excellent craftsmanship and originality. The shape and decoration of the utensils are borrowed from the classics of the previous dynasties, and the yellow glaze is full of life and interest.Looking at the celestial ball bottle in the Qing Dynasty, the size of this vessel is huge, and there are few comparable ones, and no recent examples can be found in the records. There is only one bottle, similar in size, the shape and decoration are smooth and neat, and the ground is not painted with yellow glaze. It was once reserved for the Naval and Military Club and Jingguantang. It was sold at Christie's in London on June 28, 1968. , lot 53, Christie's Hong Kong, 3 November 1996, lot 553, Christie's Hong Kong, 30 October 2001, lot 805, and Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 April 2004, lot 309 (fig. 1). Both celestial vases are painted with double dragons, one with three claws, according to the fifteenth century paradigm, and the other with five claws, symbolizing the nine-five. Another Qianlong celestial ball bottle, of the same shape and size, with two dragons with five claws, was sold at Sotheby's, London, 13 November 2002, lot 13; there is another example for comparison, slightly smaller, with a body Even more round, sold first at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 1 November 1999, lot 382, ​​and then sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 October 2003, lot 636, and 27 November 2007, lot 636. 1688.
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43cm source Swiss Collection, Since the 1970s, Family Tradition Since then From Sotheby's
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Chinese Antique Qing Dynasty Qianlong Celestial Ball Vase From Sotheby's

Estimate $180,000 - $230,000
Sep 30, 2022
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Starting Price $2,000
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0317: Chinese Antique Qing Dynasty Qianlong Celestial Ball Vase From Sotheby's
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Est. $180,000 - $230,000Starting Price $2,000
Chinese Art and Antiques
Sep 30, 2022 9:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0317 Details
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A celestial ball vase with blue and white patterns on yellow ground, Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty, "Qianlong Year of the Qing Dynasty"Yellow Earth Blue and White Celestial Ball Vase The Celestial Ball Vase is dazzling, rare and rare. The Chinese emperors believed in the authority of the emperor, and the shape of the celestial sphere, the pattern of the dragon with flowers and the yellow ground used in this bottle show the respect of the Emperor Qianlong, the real dragon and the son of heaven. This kind of yellow-ground blue-and-white porcelain is unique. It adopts the advantages of blue-and-white porcelain in the early Ming Dynasty. It has excellent craftsmanship and originality. The shape and decoration of the utensils are borrowed from the classics of the previous dynasties, and the yellow glaze is full of life and interest.Looking at the celestial ball bottle in the Qing Dynasty, the size of this vessel is huge, and there are few comparable ones, and no recent examples can be found in the records. There is only one bottle, similar in size, the shape and decoration are smooth and neat, and the ground is not painted with yellow glaze. It was once reserved for the Naval and Military Club and Jingguantang. It was sold at Christie's in London on June 28, 1968. , lot 53, Christie's Hong Kong, 3 November 1996, lot 553, Christie's Hong Kong, 30 October 2001, lot 805, and Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 April 2004, lot 309 (fig. 1). Both celestial vases are painted with double dragons, one with three claws, according to the fifteenth century paradigm, and the other with five claws, symbolizing the nine-five. Another Qianlong celestial ball bottle, of the same shape and size, with two dragons with five claws, was sold at Sotheby's, London, 13 November 2002, lot 13; there is another example for comparison, slightly smaller, with a body Even more round, sold first at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 1 November 1999, lot 382, ​​and then sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 October 2003, lot 636, and 27 November 2007, lot 636. 1688.
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43cm source Swiss Collection, Since the 1970s, Family Tradition Since then From Sotheby's
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