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CHINESE MOON VASE
19th Century

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  • Xupes Reference OR0803014
  • Age 19th Century
  • Condition The vase is offered in excellent original condition with only light wear commensurate with age. An unusual and stunning example to add to any serious collection!  View More Details

    Conditions

    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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Product Details

  • We are delighted to offer this unusually decorated antique Chinese famille rose moon shaped vase mounted with dragon handles and dating from the 19th century. The porcelain vase stands raised on a narrow oval foot with a flat rounded moon shaped body and a narrow funnel neck with gilded dragons mounted to either side. The body of the vase is finely hand painted with two peacocks perched on a rocky mound watching a butterfly trying to land on a large prunus flower to one side and with a variation with three birds and two butterflies on the opposite side. Smaller panels are painted to either side of the vase with small panels also painted around the neck and foot. The area in between the panels is decorated with a pattern of flowering prunus and scroll designs filled with gilding. The vase is not marked.

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