A Chinese butterfly vase, Guangxu mark and probably of the period, the neck with gilt rim above a ruyi head band, the shoulder with famille rose peony and gilt double Shou, beween gilt bands, the lower band raised, decorated throughout with polychrome enamel butterflies, above a gadrooned base, six character Guangxu mark, 29.5cm

Sold for £20,000


Condition report

Light gilt rubbing. No obvious signs of any chips, cracks or restoration. Rings out nicely when lightly tapped

 

A Chinese butterfly vase, Guangxu mark and probably of the period, the neck with gilt rim above a ruyi head band, the shoulder with famille rose peony and gilt double Shou, beween gilt bands, the lower band raised, decorated throughout with polychrome enamel butterflies, above a gadrooned base, six character Guangxu mark, 29.5cm

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