Porcelain vase of ovoid shape. Decorated in overglaze enamels and gold, with three butterflies and cherry spray. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 133 millimetres
- Diameter: 106 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi early 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with butterflies and cherry spray
There is a six-character apocryphal Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels and gold
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1900–1911
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection. PDF card: Charles Russell Collection. Purchased by Sir Percival David from Bluett & Sons on 25th June 1946. Listed in Bluett & Sons Sales Day Book (SDB) vol. 19, p.121, Lot 81. £68. Purchased by Bluett's at Sotheby's, Collection of Charles G. Russell.
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Object reference number: RRC39706
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