A Chinese famille rose square baluster beaker vase. Yongzheng period.
Decorated with a low relief moulded fruiting sprays of pomegranate, peony, and peach issuing from pierced blue rockwork below sepia and gilt cell-pattern at the neck.
- Period :
- Late Yongzheng (1722-1735), early Qianlong (1735-1795)
- 30 cm
- Reference :
A garniture of three vases is held on at the Musée Ennery (Paris).
Two vases, from the collection of Helena Woolworth (gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951), are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum (accession number 51.86.74).
For five pieces garniture with this design, see Christie’s London, Fine Chinese Export Porcelain and Works of art, 2 november 1987, lot 460.