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Lot 8103
The bottle-shaped vase with a globular body rising to a cylindrical neck flaring slightly at the rim, masterfully painted with an asymmetric design of two peach branches growing halfway around the vase and wrapping around the neck, one gnarled branch depicted with brown bark and pink blossoms, the other with dark grey bark with white blossoms edged in pink, the nine peaches depicted in different stages of ripeness ranging in color from light yellowish green to rose-pink deepening to darker pink spots and patches, the green enameled leaves shaded in turquoise and a yellowish green to distinguish their top and underside, the lichen on the bark picked out in white and light turquoise-blue dots, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark of Qianlong. Height: 53 cm, 21". Provenance: Estate of Robert Ledford, Charlotte, North Carolina. Acquired in Geneva, 1986.

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Extremely Exquisite Chinese Nine-Peach Vase

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000Apr 27
Beverly, MA, USA