CHINE - QIANLONG (1736-1795)/Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 58
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20000 - 30000 EUR
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Result : 161 000EUR
CHINE - QIANLONG (1736-1795)/Jiaqing (1796-1820)
Rare pair of double gourd vases in red and black lacquer decorated in round reserves with Da Ji characters (great happiness) on a background of eight Buddhist bajixiang objects in lotus flowers and foliage rinceaux on a background of crosspieces. The double gourd is held in the centre by a black lacquer ribbon tied on the side and adorned with crosspieces, the collar adorned with a frieze of archaic cicadas. (Restoration and ginning). Height 31.5 cm Wooden bases carved with archaic motifs. The double gourd is a natural symbol of fertility in China that expresses the wish of an important male descent. Associated with the vow of great happiness (da ji), it suggests the vow of generations of unceasing descendants. Provenance: - Collection P-L collected around 1861. - Private collection. To participate in the auction on lot 58, a prior registration is required. No bids will be accepted on Drouot Live. ? ???????????????????????????????????????????? Drouot Live??????
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