Sotheby’s – Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

March 31st, 2011 by

Among the highlights of the spring Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale is a selection of Imperial porcelain vases.  A rare pair of gold enameled archaistic vases imitating bronze hu vessels, produced for the Qianlong Emperor (r. 1736-95) epitomizes the opulence of his reign.  The pair of vases appears to be unique and no other examples are recorded.

As always, the Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale in Hong Kong this spring will bring only the finest and rarest objects to the market.  Through the many pieces of historical treasures offered in this sale, collector can trace the splendors of the archaic Chinese art.

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