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A MASSIVE 'FIVE MYTHICAL BEASTS' JARDINIERE, QING
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A MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE 'FIVE MYTHICAL BEASTS' JARDINIERE, QING DYNASTY
China, 1644-1912. The cylindrical sides rising from the short ring foot to a slightly raised and incurved rim, finely painted with the Five Heavenly Beasts, e.g. dragon, phoenix, tiger, qilin, and tortoise, framed by circumferential lines, with a band of ruyi heads below the rim.

Provenance: Private South German estate, 2012. German private collection, acquired from the above.
Condition: Very good condition with some wear and firing irregularities, occasional light scratches.

Weight: 5.4 kg
Dimensions: Height 24 cm, Diameter 30 cm

The Four Auspicious Beasts are the Azure Dragon of the East (representing the Wood principle), the Vermilion Bird of the South (representing the Fire principle), the White Tiger of the West (representing the Metal principle), and the Black Tortoise (also called "Black Warrior") of the North (representing the Water principle). Here they are joined by the qilin, representing the Central direction and the fifth principle, Earth.

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related jardiniere depicting mythical beasts, dated to the Kangxi period, at Christie's Hong Kong in Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 26 November 2014, lot 3250, sold for HKD 375,000.

清代青花五靈圖花盆
中國,1644-1912年。五靈獸,麟,鳳,龜,龍,白虎。盆口邊緣下方有一圈如意紋。花盆碩大,短圈足,釉水肥潤,畫工精湛。

來源:德國南部私人遺產;德國私人收藏,2012年購於上述收藏。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損和燒制不規則現象,局部有輕微划痕。

重量: 5.4 公斤
尺寸:高24 厘米, 直徑30 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件相似的康熙五靈圖花盆見香港佳士得 Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art 拍場2014年11月26日lot 3250, 售價HKD 375,000.
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A MASSIVE 'FIVE MYTHICAL BEASTS' JARDINIERE, QING

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A MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE 'FIVE MYTHICAL BEASTS' JARDINIERE, QING DYNASTY
China, 1644-1912. The cylindrical sides rising from the short ring foot to a slightly raised and incurved rim, finely painted with the Five Heavenly Beasts, e.g. dragon, phoenix, tiger, qilin, and tortoise, framed by circumferential lines, with a band of ruyi heads below the rim.

Provenance: Private South German estate, 2012. German private collection, acquired from the above.
Condition: Very good condition with some wear and firing irregularities, occasional light scratches.

Weight: 5.4 kg
Dimensions: Height 24 cm, Diameter 30 cm

The Four Auspicious Beasts are the Azure Dragon of the East (representing the Wood principle), the Vermilion Bird of the South (representing the Fire principle), the White Tiger of the West (representing the Metal principle), and the Black Tortoise (also called "Black Warrior") of the North (representing the Water principle). Here they are joined by the qilin, representing the Central direction and the fifth principle, Earth.

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related jardiniere depicting mythical beasts, dated to the Kangxi period, at Christie's Hong Kong in Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 26 November 2014, lot 3250, sold for HKD 375,000.

清代青花五靈圖花盆
中國,1644-1912年。五靈獸,麟,鳳,龜,龍,白虎。盆口邊緣下方有一圈如意紋。花盆碩大,短圈足,釉水肥潤,畫工精湛。

來源:德國南部私人遺產;德國私人收藏,2012年購於上述收藏。
品相:狀況良好,有一些磨損和燒制不規則現象,局部有輕微划痕。

重量: 5.4 公斤
尺寸:高24 厘米, 直徑30 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件相似的康熙五靈圖花盆見香港佳士得 Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art 拍場2014年11月26日lot 3250, 售價HKD 375,000.

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